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Manchester Sonic reopens Wednesday after positive COVID-19 test forces shutdown, cleaning

After closing down Tuesday for a “deep cleaning,” the Manchester sonic re-opened for business on Wednesday morning. The restaurant closed for the cleaning after an employee tested positive for COVID-19 virus. 

Patrons noticed on Tuesday that the building was taped off and not accessible for business. Thunder Radio News was able to independently verify with Sonic Drive-In officials that a positive test did occur.

“I can confirm that an employee at the Manchester, Tenn. Sonic did test positive for COVID-19 and has been removed from the schedule while isolating,” Christi Woodworth, vice president of public relations with Sonic said Tuesday afternoon. “The drive-in closed today (Tuesday) for a deep cleaning and will re-open once the health department approves doing so. The health department will guide any additional isolations required and I do not have specific information on that at this time.

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“Sonic is following all CDC guidance and team members are required to wear masks and practice social distancing inside the drive-in. Sonic’s longstanding handwashing policy requires that all team members wash hands every 20 minutes for 20 seconds.”

Sonic in  Manchester is located at 624 Hillsboro Blvd. 

 

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