Morehead City Lidl closed Wednesday after employee tests positive for COVID-19

The Lidl grocery store in Morehead City closed Wednesday for cleaning after an employee tested positive for COVID-19. (Elise Clouser photo)

MOREHEAD CITY —The Lidl grocery store in Morehead City is closed Wednesday to allow for a deep cleaning of the store after an employee tested positive for COVID-19.

Lidl posted signs to the store entrance informing customers of the temporary closure Wednesday. Information on the posted sign states Lidl management learned Wednesday an employee who had last worked Tuesday tested positive for COVID-19.

Based on Lidl’s COVID-19 safety protocol, the store is closed for a “thorough cleaning and sanitation out of an abundance of caution.”

The store said it will reopen Thursday. 

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