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Smith's employee in northwest Las Vegas tests positive for COVID-19

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Posted at 10:51 AM, Apr 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-07 19:17:03-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — An employee of a Smith's Food and Drug grocery store in northwest Las Vegas has tested positive for COVID-19, a company representative said.

The employee works at the 7130 N. Durango Drive location, according to the Kroger representative.

Smith's is a subsidiary of Kroger.

Read the full statement from the representative to 13 Action News below:

We’ve been informed by public health officials that an associate at our 7130 North Durango Drive location has tested positive for COVID-19. The associate is receiving medical care. We are supporting them and wish them all the best in their recovery.

Upon learning of the case, we worked closely with state and local health experts, followed all sanitation and cleaning procedures, communicated with and supported our store team, and with the support of the state officials, the store remains open. We will continue to follow guidance from local, state and federal agencies, including the CDC and other health organizations.