City Creek Closes For Cleaning After Shopper With COVID-19 Visits Stores
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – City Creek Center closed Thursday for cleaning after officials learned a person who tested positive for COVID-19 had visited the stores.
According to a statement from a City Creek Center representative, the person was at the center on March 10.
“To help ensure the safety of customers and employees, the center’s common areas will be thoroughly cleaned and disinfected today,” according to the statement. “It is anticipated that the center will reopen for business (Friday).”
Mall officials later confirmed the retail center will open at 10 a.m. Friday.
City Creek Center, the retail center, will open for regular hours on Friday, March 13 at 10 AM. Thank you!
— City Creek Center (@CityCreekCenter) March 13, 2020
The news of the mall’s closure came as Gov. Gary Herbert announced recommendations for Utahns, which included avoiding gatherings of 100 people or more.
Later on Thursday, officials with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced all public meetings have been suspended worldwide.
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