BERKELEY, Calif. (KRON) – Golden Gate Fields stays closed in Berkeley because the horse racing observe offers with a COVID-19 outbreak.
Reside horse racing at Golden Gate Fields in Berkeley has been suspended by November.
This after the venue introduced a week-long short-term closure final friday following an announcement that it was addressing a COVID-19 outbreak on the property.
An worker spoke with KRON4 stating they have been one in every of dozens who work right here to check constructive for the virus however that individual has since recovered.
In a written assertion, Golden Gate Fields says:
“All constructive circumstances are overseen by the Berkeley Public Well being Division by their case managers. Optimistic circumstances are required to isolate as per Berkeley Public Well being Division protocols and usually are not in a position to return to Golden Gate Fields till well being clearance has been offered by the Berkeley Public Well being Division.”
The assertion goes on to say the 1,300 horses stabled on web site will proceed to obtain the each day care and train they require.
For the reason that outbreak was reported, all observe amenities have been sanitized and track-wide COVID-19 testing has been carried out on staff, together with those that work on the backstretch.
All through the day Friday, automobiles and other people have been seen transferring on and off the property.
The observe isn’t open to the general public.