Walmart ordered to close after 4 workers test positive
July 12, 2020
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico work safety regulators Saturday ordered Walmart to close a store in Las Cruces, after four employees tested positive for COVID-19 in the past three weeks, the New Mexico Environment Department said.
A "notice of imminent endangerment" issued by the Occupational and Safety Bureau also requires Walmart to test the store's workers for COVID-19 and to thoroughly disinfect the building, the department said in a statement.
"Walmart stated they do not require employees who test positive to self-quarantine for 14 days, nor do they notify individuals who came into...