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Houston-area H-E-B employees test positive for coronavirus

The employees worked at different stores in our area.

Editor's note: This story was updated April 8 to add two additional cases as reported on H-E-B's website.

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HOUSTON — At least four Houston-area H-E-B employees have tested positive for COVID-19, according to the grocery giant.

H-E-B on Tuesday posted a news release that read in part, "we continue to enforce proper social distancing practices. While the pandemic is an evolving situation with many unknowns, we are sure of one thing: We will do our part to help our fellow Texans in any situation our company and communities might face."

Store locations

One of the employees worked at the MacGregor Market H-E-B off 288 at North MacGregor Way. The employee was last in the store on March 20. Company officials said the store has been deep cleaned and sanitized multiple times since the positive test. All employees at the location have been notified.

Another employee works at the Cypress Market H-E-B off 290 at Barker Cypress Road. The employee was last in the store on April 2. All employees have been notified and the store has been deep cleaned and sanitized multiple times since the last time the employee worked.

An employee at a Sugar Land store also tested positive: 530 Highway 6 Sugar Land, TX. "A Partner who was confirmed positive for COVID-19 was last in the store on March 27, 2020. All directly affected Partners at the location have been notified and the store has been deep cleaned and sanitized multiple times since then and we continue to enforce proper social distancing practices."

A similar message was posted for the 6711 South Fry Rd., Katy, TX 77494 location: "A Partner who was confirmed positive for COVID-19 was last in the store on March 26, 2020."

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