Cornish Pasty Co. temporarily closes 2 Valley locations after staff test positive for virus

Two Valley restaurants are now closed after a couple of employees were reportedly infected with coronavirus.

In a statement on Instagram and on notices placed outside, Cornish Pasty Co. says a staff member at its Scottsdale location and a staff member at its Phoenix location have tested positive for COVID-19.

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As a result, it's temporarily closing the businesses in Scottsdale near Goldwater Boulevard and Indian School Road, and in downtown Phoenix, near Central Avenue and Monroe.

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The company says it decided to close these locations until its staff has had time to get tested, and says it will also be conducting cleanings of these locations before re-opening for service.

In order to protect yourself from a possible infection, the CDC recommends: 

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Stay home when you are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe.
  • Cover your mouth and nose with a cloth face cover when around others
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom; before eating; and after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.
  • Monitor your health daily

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