Knoxville Lowe's employee tests positive for COVID-19

Source: WVLT
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Published: Apr. 8, 2020 at 6:45 PM EDT
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Lowe's confirmed that an employee at a Knoxville location tested positive for COVID-19.

A store representative said an employee at the Lowe's location on Clinton Highway tested positive for the virus and last worked on March 31.

The representative said the employee was quarantined and has been receiving care.

"The store remains open and has been extensively cleaned per CDC guidelines. In an abundance of caution, associates who had worked closely with this individual over a period of time have been put on a paid leave," Lowe's said.

Lowe’s confirms an employee at the Clinton Highway location has tested positive for COVID-19. The postal service says an employee at its south Knoxville station tested positive as well.

Posted by WVLT on Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Tennessee had more than 4,000 cases of COVID-19 as of April 8. Knox County had 146.

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