Possible coronavirus exposure at Auburn restaurant, health officials say – syracuse.com

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An employee who worked at the Mesa Grande Taqueria restaurant in Auburn on Sunday, Sept. 20, has tested positive for the coronavirus, according to Cayuga County officials.

The employee worked from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the restaurant at 100 Genesee St., Auburn.

Anyone who was at the restaurant during that time should monitor for Covid-19 symptoms for 14 days from the date of exposure. That means the monitoring period lasts through Oct. 4.

The Auburn restaurant will be closed until 11 a.m. Monday, the restaurant posted on its Facebook page:

“We received news late yesterday evening that one of our staff members had a positive Covid-19 test,” the post read. “Due to concerns for our staff and customers’ safety, we will be closed this weekend until we receive further information from the NYS Health Department. We would like to let everyone know that this employee was not in any contact with customers or food items while they were here.”

Symptoms may appear two to 14 days after exposure to the virus, health officials said. Symptoms include:

• Fever or chills

• Cough

• Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing

• Fatigue

• Muscle or body aches

• Headache

• New loss of taste or smell

• Sore throat

• Congestion or runny nose

• Nausea or vomiting

• Diarrhea

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