Moore’s Barbeque in Swansboro closed after employee tests positive for COVID-19


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SWANSBORO, N.C. (WNCT) Moore’s Olde Tyme Barbeque Chicken & Seafood in Swansboro has closed after an employee tested positive for COVID-19.

On Sunday, officials said that one of their team members tested positive for COVID-19.

All employees have been required to wear a mask at all times since the start of COVID-19 to minimize the risk of infection.

For the health and safety of the employees and customers, all employees are required to be tested.

The restaurant is being professionally cleaned and sanitized.

There has been no physical contact between employees of the Swansboro location and other locations.

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