Bedminster Kings Employee Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Alexis Tarrazi

This article originally appeared on the Bernardsville-Bedminster Patch

BEDMINSTER, NJ — An employee of Kings Food Market in Bedminster has tested positive for the new coronavirus, Kings CEO Judy Spires said.

The supermarket was notified on Tuesday that an individual working in the Bedminster store at 450 Route 206 North tested positive for COVID-19.

"We immediately enacted our Emergency Coronavirus Response Protocol. In addition to our enhanced sanitation protocols, the store was thoroughly disinfected by outside professionals. Our store remains open," Spires said.

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As of Thursday, Bedminster has a total of seven positive cases and one death, according to the Somerset County Department of Public Health.

In Somerset County the total number of cases has risen to 190 as of Thursday.

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