EL PASO, Texas (KFOX14/CBS4) — A second Target employee who works at the Sunland Park Dr. store has tested positive for COVID-19, according to Target officials.
Target officials said the second employee's last day at the store was April 14 and is currently quarantined and following health department guidelines.
Both employees who tested positive will be on paid leave, Target officials said.
Read the full statement Target provided below:
We’re working in close partnership with local health departments and can share that we’ve been notified that a second Target team member at our El Paso store on Sunland Park Drive has a positive case of the coronavirus. We’ve communicated directly with this additional team member, who is in quarantine and following all health department guidelines. This team member will be paid while they’re on leave and our thoughts are with them during this challenging time. After learning about positive cases, we also work quickly to deep clean and sanitize the store, which is the recommendation of public health experts. We have notified the entire store team and provided them with the appropriate CDC guidance. Our top priority is the health and safety of our team members and guests. We will continue to actively monitor this situation and respond accordingly.
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