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Wells Fargo employee in West Des Moines tests positive for COVID-19

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Wells Fargo officials in West Des Moines confirmed to KCCI Monday that an employee at the 7000 Vista Drive location has tested positive for COVID-19.

Company officials said they first learned of the case on Sunday.

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“The employee is at home while their health is being closely monitored by their doctor and public health authorities. We wish our colleague a full and speedy recovery and will provide our full support,” Vice President of Corporate Communications Steve Carlson said in a statement.

Company officials said they have asked employees who have been in close proximity with the employee to not come into the office in accordance with public health guidance. Those employees will not need to use paid time off.

“Our first priority remains keeping Wells Fargo employees and customers safe and well-informed. We performed enhanced cleaning at the location, and we have asked employees who have been in close proximity with the employee to not come into the office in accordance with public health guidance,” Carlson said.

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