PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A Rivers Casino Philadelphia table games employee has tested positive for the coronavirus, the casino announced Wednesday. Officials say the employee last worked at the facility on March 12.
Local health officials have been notified of the case and other Rivers Casino employees have also been alerted.READ MORE: Arson Suspect Arrested In Connection To Fire, Building Collapse That Killed Philadelphia Fire Lt. Sean Williamson
Casino officials say the property has been sanitized. The casino has been closed since March 15.READ MORE: Police: Homeless Man Allegedly Stabs 15-Year-Old Boy In Self-Defense In Center City
There are currently 342 positive COVID-19 cases in Philadelphia and more than 1,100 cases in Pennsylvania.MORE NEWS: Olson Homers Twice To Lead Braves Past Phillies 5-3
On Wednesday, Philadelphia officials announced the city’s first coronavirus-related death — a man in his 50s who had an underlying health condition.