Walmart in York County temporarily shuts down due to COVID-19

Tina Locurto
York Dispatch
FILE- In this Feb. 22, 2018, file photo a shopper loads her car after shopping at a Walmart in Pittsburgh. Walmart will be rolling out a program that allows its staff to check out customers and provide receipts right on the spot in the busiest sections of the store. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

A Walmart in West Manchester Township will be temporarily closing due to a "renewed increase" in COVID-19 cases, according to a spokesperson for the company.

The store, located at 1000 Town Center Drive, will close at 2 p.m. Thursday and will reopen at 6 a.m. Saturday.

Walmart spokesperson Ashley Nolan said the closure is part of an ongoing company-initiated program.

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"This will allow extra time for a third-party specialist to further sanitize the store and will also give our associates additional time to restock shelves and prepare the store to once again serve the community," Nolan said via email.

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