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Taco Bell employee in Temple tests positive for COVID-19

Posted at 7:16 PM, May 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-03 20:17:41-04

TEMPLE, TX — An employee at a Taco Bell in Temple tested positive for COVID-19.

Taco Bell has confirmed an employee at the 6820 West Adams Avenue location in Temple tested positive for COVID-19.

Taco Bell Corp. says as soon as the operator was made aware of an employee who tested positive, the franchise began working immediately with Taco Bell and local health officials, following all protocols established by the Bell County Health Department.

"The franchisee has confirmed that exposed team members have been removed from the schedule and will self-quarantine," the statement said.

They say the restaurant closed immediately for thorough cleaning and sanitizing.

"Ensuring the health and wellbeing of our team members and customers is our highest priority and we encourage customers to learn more about Taco Bell’s commitment to safety on our website at www.tacobell.com/covid19update