Local restaurants take precautions as COVID-19 cases continue to rise

CHARLOTTE — The Charlotte restaurant industry is being impacted by the pandemic again. As COVID-19 cases rise in the community, several area restaurants have had to temporarily close.

A sign was posted on the door at The Stanley in Elizabeth, stating it was closed for a few days because a staff member may have been exposed to the COVID-19 delta variant.

>> Watch the video at the top of this page for anchor Genevieve Curtis’ full report on how rising COVID cases are impacting Charlotte’s restaurant scene.

Mama Ricotta’s just reopened after being closed as a precaution after some staff members were presenting symptoms of the virus.

What The Fries in Pineville closed last week and will reopen Tuesday after a staff member there tested positive for the virus.

Dot Dot Dot in Dilworth was also closed for a day last week to clean and sanitize after a COVID scare among its staff.

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