Spokesperson: Abingdon Town Hall closed Monday due to ‘possible COVID-19 incident’

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ABINGDON, Va. (WJHL) — Officials in the Town of Abingdon are wanting people to know Town Hall will be closed on Monday.

UPDATE: The Town of Abingdon discovered that an individual who tested positive for the novel coronavirus was recently at Town Hall, according to town manager Jimmy Morani.

After consultation with the Mount Rogers Health District, officials learned one town employee might have been exposed.

The employee will remain quarantined for 14 days, and Town Hall will be cleaned on June 8, which resulted in its closure for that day.

The following is from an email provided by a town spokesperson:

Town Hall will be closed on Monday, June 8, 2020, due to a possible COVID-19 incident. We apologize for the inconvenience.

There is no word on what the “possible COVID-19 incident” is at this time.

We’ll continue to follow this story both on-air and on WJHL.com

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