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Hamden restaurant Eli’s On Whitney temporarily closing after employee tests positive for COVID-19

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HAMDEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Hamden restaurant Eli’s On Whitney announced they will be temporarily closing due to an employee testing positive for COVID-19.

The restaurant will be closing for the next five days, according to the Facebook post. They plan to reopen on Wednesday, Oct. 20.

RELATED: 18 members of Yale men’s hockey team have tested positive for coronavirus; school raises alert status from green to yellow

The restaurant will conduct deep cleaning and contact tracing to stop the spread.

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