Jasmine Bistro announces temporary closure

PORT ANGELES — Jasmine Bistro in Port Angeles announced Saturday that it is closing while all employees are tested for COVID-19.

A staff member has tested positive for COVID-19, owners said in a post on the restaurant’s Facebook page.

The employee had not been to work since July 24 and self-quarantined while awaiting test results, the post said.

“Thankfully, the employee never came into contact with any of their peers and no other team members have developed any symptoms,” the post said.

“However, the safety of our staff and community is of the utmost importance. Out of an abundance of caution, we will be closing so that our entire staff may get tested. We will not risk your safety, or theirs.”

Updates are to be posted when more in known.

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