GSMNP: Cades Cove employee tests positive for coronavirus


A view of Cades Cove from Rich Mountain Road, Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2005, near Townsend, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)

GATLINBURG, Tenn. (WATE) — The Great Smoky Mountain National Park reports that an employee at Cades Cove has tested positive for COVID-19.

GSMNP says that the employee last worked on March 19 and that they’re in self-isolation.

Park officials also say the employee did not work closely with visitors.

Other employees that came in contact with the person were notified and are in self-isolation.

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