Kroger employee in Henrico tests positive for COVID-19

Posted at 5:43 PM, Apr 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-02 10:48:54-04

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. – A Kroger employee in Henrico County has tested positive for COVID-19.

The employee works at the Eastridge Road location in Henrico’s West End.

A Kroger spokesperson says the associate is quarantined at home.

"We are saddened by this news and wishing this associate the best as they get well," said Allison McGee, corporate affairs manager with Kroger Mid-Atlantic.

The company says an extensive deep cleaning and sanitation of the location was completed since the associate last worked.

"We remain committed to the health and safety of our associates and customers," said McGee in a statement. "On an ongoing basis, we have aggressive cleaning and sanitation procedures in place at all of our stores and are continuing to adhere to all guidance from local, state and federal agencies, including the CDC."