Two Target (TGT) employees have reportedly tested positive for the coronavirus. The news comes as Target has made overhauls inside its stores to ensure additional safety for both customers and employees.

According to local reports, an employee at a Boise, Idaho, store, and a worker at a Middletown, Pennsylvania, store have both contracted COVID-19. It was unclear at the time of writing what departments the employees worked in.

The company told KTVB, an NBC affiliate out of Boise, “Our top priority is the health and safety of our team members and guests, and we’re taking a number of steps to move forward.”

The Boise employee is currently quarantined and on paid sick leave, while the retailer works “quickly to deep clean and sanitize the store,” Target told the news outlet.

The Middletown worker is also in quarantine and will be paid while on leave, Shane Kitzman, a Target spokesperson, told LevittownNow.

“First, we’ve communicated directly with the impacted team member, who is in quarantine and following all health department guidelines, and we’ll pay them while they’re on leave,” Kitzman said.

“We’ve also worked quickly to deep clean and sanitize the store, which is the recommendation of public health experts. We have notified the entire store team and provided them with the appropriate CDC guidance. We’ll continue to first and foremost take care of our team and guests,” he added

Target continues to remain open during the coronavirus pandemic, with reduced hours.

According to John Hopkins University, the number of coronavirus cases in the U.S. has grown to over 144,000, with over 2,500 deaths reported.

Shares of Target stock were up 1.97% as of 12:11 p.m. EDT on Monday.

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