SoFi Stadium construction worker tests positive for COVID-19

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A worker at the construction site of SoFi Stadium, the future home of the NFL's Los Angeles Rams and Chargers, has tested positive for COVID-19, a spokesperson for the construction firm told Josh Peter of USA Today.

"First and most importantly, the worker is doing well, receiving care, and is recovering," said Chris McFadden, vice president of communications for Turner Construction Company. "The safety of the people on-site and in our community remains our top priority."

The worker was assigned to an isolated area outside of the stadium and did not enter the building or use any of the common areas, McFadden added. Any equipment that may have been used by the worker is being disinfected. Any colleagues who were in contact with the worker have since been identified and contacted.

Construction continues on the $2-billion stadium. SoFi Stadium is scheduled to open July 25.

A construction worker at Allegiant Stadium, the future home of the Las Vegas Raiders, also tested positive for the coronavirus. Construction also continues at that site.

SoFi Stadium construction worker tests positive for COVID-19
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