40 presumptive positive COVID-19 cases in Pa. casino workers since time of reopening – WTAE Pittsburgh

There have been 40 presumptive positive COVID-19 cases in casino workers throughout Pennsylvania since the time of reopening through Aug. 9, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board confirmed on Friday. The infections happened in between early June and Aug. 9. The PGCB stated the number of existing potentially positive cases is now lower than 40.
The state said a few of the workers were near patrons.In each case, the state said the gambling establishments pandemic officer reported the matter to the PGCB and the Department of Health the day the employee called their company that they checked and the test was presumptively positive. The state said steps were immediately taken to follow the suitable procedures of the Department of Health and the CDC, including sanitization and contact tracing.

The PGCB stated the number of current potentially favorable cases is now lower than 40. The state said some of the workers were near patrons.In each case, the state said the gambling establishments pandemic officer reported the matter to the PGCB and the Department of Health the day the worker contacted their employer that they tested and the test was presumptively favorable.

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