Hunters Palm Springs, Streetbar temporarily close after employees test positive for COVID-19 – Desert Sun

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Hunters Palm Springs, a popular club and bar, and Streetbar have closed indefinitely after two employees checked positive for COVID-19, the organisations said on Saturday.
All staff members who were in contact with the infected individuals will be evaluated and quarantined, the bars announced.
” Hunters owners, management and staff are committed to ensuring the security of our employees and guests by taking the required precautionary measures,” management wrote on Facebook.
It is uncertain how lots of workers have touched with the two staff members who tested positive. Reopening dates were not provided..
On Facebook, Streetbar stated its infected worker employed ill on June 19 and has actually not worked ever since. The bar discovered of his favorable test on Saturday and closed the facility.
The closures come amidst a high boost in positive cases throughout Riverside County.
On Friday, county officials validated 501 new cases of coronavirus and 3 extra virus-related deaths. There are now 15,643 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the county, and 438 of those have been deadly.

Desert Sun reporter Amaray Alvarez added to this report..
Shane Newell covers breaking news and the western Coachella Valley cities of Palm Springs, Cathedral City and Desert Hot Springs. He can be reached at shane.newell@desertsun.com, 760-778-4649 or on Twitter at @journoshane.

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Hunters Nightclub. ( Photo: Courtesy of Hunters Nightclub).

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