4 Zoo Miami employees test positive for COVID-19

SOUTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, FLA. (WSVN) - Four staff members at Zoo Miami have tested positive for the coronavirus within the last week.

All of the employees are said to have been sent home immediately after the results were confirmed, Zoo Miami officials said Sunday.

Officials said three of the four employees did not work directly with the public.

Officials said the employee who interacted with the public followed safety guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s safety guidelines, wearing a mask and social distancing during and prior to the park’s public events.

All interactive animal feeding experiences that had recently reopened have been suspended until further notice.

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