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Hunters Palm Springs, a widespread nightclub and bar, and Streetbar delight in closed indefinitely after two staff tested certain for COVID-19, the companies mentioned on Saturday.

All staff who were in touch with the contaminated participants will be tested and quarantined, the bars announced.

“Hunters’ owners, administration and workers are dedicated to constructing obvious the protection of our staff and guests by taking the the biggest precautionary measures,” administration wrote on Facebook.

It is miles unclear how many staff were in touch with the 2 staff who tested certain. Reopening dates were not equipped. 

On Facebook, Streetbar mentioned its contaminated employee known as in sick on June 19 and has not worked since then. The bar learned of his certain take a look at on Saturday and closed the establishment.

The closures come amid a steep lengthen in certain situations all over Riverside County.

On Friday, county officials confirmed 501 unique situations of coronavirus and three extra virus-linked deaths. There are in actuality 15,643 confirmed situations of COVID-19 within the county, and 438 of those were lethal.

In Palm Springs, face coverings are required in many settings, at the side of choosing up meals or in-person dining at a restaurant, other than whereas seated at a desk or bar.

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Desert Sun reporter Amaray Alvarez contributed to this document. 

Shane Newell covers breaking recordsdata and the western Coachella Valley cities of Palm Springs, Cathedral Metropolis and Desert Hot Springs. He would possibly well perchance furthermore just furthermore be reached at shane.newell@desertsun.com, 760-778-4649 or on Twitter at @journoshane.

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