Va Bene Caffe in Duluth announced a temporary closure due to an employee testing positive for COVID-19 starting Wednesday, Sept. 23. The restaurant posted on Facebook that the employee's last day at work was Sept. 18 and works in a position where exposure to customers is minimal.

"To be cautious we plan to close until at least Friday, Oct. 2, to ensure the health and safety of our guests and staff," the statement on Facebook read.

The restaurant said additional updates would be posted on social media and thanked customers for their patience and understanding.

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