Cheesecake Factory in Lubbock temporarily closed due to COVID-19 concerns

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Updated: Jun. 16, 2020 at 5:25 PM CDT
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LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - Sources with the city have confirmed Cheesecake Factory has temporarily closed due to COVID-19 concerns.

KCBD has reached out to the Cheesecake Factory and an automatic answering message stated that the restaurant location is temporarily closed.

Numerous members of the KCBD audience have reached out to the station with concerns over the restaurant.

Cheesecake Factory offered the following statement following the closing:

“While we don’t have confirmation that anyone has tested positive for Covid-19, out of an abundance of caution and in response to our staff members’ concerns, we closed the restaurant tonight for a deep cleaning by an outside company.

If the company is made aware of a positive or a suspected positive case with a staff member the individual is immediately placed on quarantine and not allowed to work, the restaurant is thoroughly cleaned and we contact the local health department for guidance on how to proceed.”

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