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Chumash Casino Resort employees test positive for COVID-19

Posted at 11:16 PM, Jul 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-09 02:16:16-04

The Chumash Casino Resort in Santa Ynez announced on Wednesday that five employees have tested positive for COVID-19.

In partnership with Santa Barbara County Public Health, it was determined that the cases were not contracted at the resort, said Chumash Casino Resort in a statement.

They have also done additional testing of nearly 40 employees that could have been in contact with those who have tested positive -- and all tests have come back negative, said Chumash Casino Resort in a statement.

Chumash Casino Resort has recently implemented enhanced safety measures to limit the spread of COVID-19 at their facilities.