Staff at 5 eating places in Las Vegas on and off the Strip check optimistic for COVID-19

In the past week, some restaurants have closed because employees tested positive for COVID-19.

One resort, Flamingo Las Vegas, reported that it started contact tracing Thursday after identifying two COVID-19 positive cases. Parent company Caesars Entertainment did not disclose whether guests or employees tested positive. The Flamingo was one of the first resorts to open on June 4th after Governor Steve Sisolak and the Nevada Gaming Control Board allowed Nevada casinos to reopen. The resort plans to open its new Bugsy & Meyer’s Steakhouse restaurant on July 2nd.

An employee from Wolfgang Puck Players Locker in Downtown Summerlin tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday. “To ensure the safety of our employees and guests, we have temporarily closed the restaurant due to additional hygiene protocols,” says a spokesman for the restaurant. “The employee is quarantined himself and we have all employees tested. The health and safety of our employees and guests was and is of the utmost importance. ”

An employee who had not worked at Beauty & Essex at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas since June 7, tested positive for COVID-19. “Out of caution, we immediately notified the Southern Nevada Health District to begin tracking contacts and informing employees and guests who may have been at risk,” parent company Tao Group said in a statement. “We also decided to test all team members who might have had contact with the employee. The decision was made to temporarily close pending the results of these tests. In the meantime, the venue has been completely refurbished and thoroughly cleaned by certified experts in preparation for reopening. The safety of our guests and employees continues to be our top priority. “

Three Jing employees in downtown Summerlin reported “suspected positive” cases of COVID-19. The restaurant closed Sunday through Thursday with a “Spa Day” meeting on Monday June 22nd, during which staff were trained in health and safety measures and introduced new COVID-19 procedures, including new signs throughout the restaurant , Distance between tables and chairs that offer free masks for dinner, require a digital temperature check for all staff and customers, add hand sanitizer dispensers, and check all staff. Those employees who test positive must be quarantined for 14 days. Nobody can return to work if they have not tested negative for COVID-19.

That news came after Emily Simpson, the personality of Real Housewives of Orange County, had dinner with friends at the restaurant on Thursday night.

Three employees from Northside Cafe & Chinese Kitchen in Sahara Las Vegas tested positive for COVID-19, and the resort tested all employees in the restaurant for COVID-19 after learning of the test results and started contact tracing. “Out of caution, the balance was sent to the Northside team to test for the virus, which has resulted in the venue being closed until the test results are available. Negative test results are required for team members to return to work. “

A Guy Fieris Vegas Kitchen & Bar employee at Linq tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday. Caesars Entertainment did not say when the worker tested positive or when the restaurant will reopen.

Last Wednesday, a Mayfair Supper Club employee at Bellagio tested positive for COVID-19. The restaurant reopened on the weekend.

• Jing Las Vegas reports 3 “suspected positive” cases of COVID-19 [8 News

• SAHARA Las Vegas: 3 COVID-19 cases closes Northside Cafe & Chinese Kitchen [KTNV]

• Caesars Entertainment: 2 COVID-19 cases at Flamingo Las Vegas [KTNV]

• The Mayfair Supper Club will be temporarily closed after employees test positive for COVID-19 [ELV]

• How Coronavirus Affects Las Vegas Food and Restaurants [ELV]

• Las Vegas Casino Reopening: All Updates [ELV]

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