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2 Beachwood Giant Eagle employees test positive for COVID-19

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Posted at 5:10 PM, May 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-26 17:10:48-04

BEACHWOOD, Ohio — Two employees at the Beachwood Giant Eagle have tested positive for COVID-19.

The last days the employees worked were May 12 and May 14, according to a store representative.

Giant Eagle released the following statement:

"The safety of our Team Members and guests remains our top priority. Like many retailers, Giant Eagle has received confirmation of individuals working in select stores testing positive for COVID-19 since the pandemic began more than two months ago. In all of these instances, our focus is on ensuring that the affected Team Members are cared for and that others who may have come into close contact with the individuals are appropriately notified.

"We have received confirmation that two Team Members at our Beachwood Giant Eagle have tested positive for COVID-19 during the pandemic. The Team Members’ last days of work were May 12 and May 14 respectively, and we continue rigorous sanitization efforts throughout this, and all, stores."

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