Quincy food store closed due to COVID-19 cases; health officials want to know if you were there between Oct. 2 and Oct. 11

A second employee at the Fruit Basket Marketplace in Quincy has tested positive for COVID-19 and the city continues to ask anyone who was in the popular store between Oct. 2 and Oct. 11 to contact them, especially if they are experiencing any symptoms.

The city first alerted the public on Monday to a single identified case of COVID at the Granite Street store on the city’s official Facebook account. City Health Commissioner Ruth Jones said in a telephone interview Tuesday that a second of the store’s four employees has now tested positive. Both employees worked between Oct. 2 and Oct. 11.

Jones said customers who were in the store for brief periods of time – less than 15 minutes – are likely not to have health concerns related to exposure to the employees. (If they feel symptomatic they should be tested, she stressed.)

Of greater concern, Jones said, are

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City centre gym in Swansea is closed for Covid-19 breaches

A Swansea city centre gym has been issued with a closure notice after public health officers found a “large number” of users where social distancing was not enforced.

The Xercise4Less gym at Parc Tawe cannot re-open until Friday, October 2 unless it undertakes work to ensure it complies with coronavirus social distancing rules.

On a visit to the gym on Tuesday, September 29 council officers found a spin class with equipment too close together and groups of gym-goers congregating around the same pieces of equipment.

There was also a lack of on-site controls, supervision and management generally, the council said.

The closure notice was issued immediately.

Swansea Council ’s public health team has been visiting venues across the city in recent weeks to provide advice and support for businesses operating under the new Welsh Government coronavirus regulations.

According to the council, most are working hard to comply with the regulations

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