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An employee of the ub burn facility store tested positive for COVID-19, according to the Keuga County Health Department.

The department disclosed to the public about a possible contagion at Quick Phil on Janice Street. The employee who tested positive for the virus worked five shifts in the last two weeks: Oct. October am to: 30.: 150, Oct. Oct.,: 45: 45: 45 to: 15: 15: 15. 10, 6:45:45 to 3 October. 11am to 6pm Wednesday 8:15.

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Customers who were at the store during those five time frames may have been infected with the virus and should be monitored for COVID-19 symptoms for 14 days.

Symptoms of COVID-19 include cough, fever, shortness of breath, fatigue, body or muscle pain, loss of smell or taste, sore throat, runny or runny nose, nausea, vomiting or diarrhea.

If symptoms develop, you should stay home and contact your doctor. If you are elderly, have underlying health conditions or have an immune system, you should call your doctor even if you are experiencing mild symptoms.

Keuga County had 24 new COVID-19 cases in three days last week. October There are already 51 confirmed cases in October, a new high for the monthly total.

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