Coronavirus Latest: Rivers Casino Philadelphia Table Games Employee Tests Positive For COVID-19

Wednesday 25th March 2020

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) -- A Rivers Casino Philadelphia table games employee has tested positive for the coronavirus, the casino announced Wednesday. Officials say the employee last worked at the facility on March 12.

Local health officials have been notified of the case and other Rivers Casino employees have also been alerted.

Casino officials say the property has been sanitized. The casino has been closed since March 15.

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