BEDMINSTER, NJ - A store employee has tested positive for COVID-19 at the Bedminster Kings Supermarket located at 450 Route 206N and Hills Drive, according to signage at the location.

The announcement to the public stated, "we immediately enacted our Emergency Coronavirus Response Protocol."

The sign also noted that only one other store associate was identified as being in prolonged close contact and instructed to self-quarantine.

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A request for comment has been issued, but has not yet been released.

The Kings website has a message from CEO Judy Spires, dated March 19th, regarding the chains' shortened store hours allowing for their team to have extra time to sanitize and stock shelves. In addition to the already enhanced sanitation protocols, the signage said, “the store was thoroughly disinfected by outside professionals.”