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Walmart ordered to close after 4 workers test positive


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...

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