A part-time employee for the Florida Panthers and the BB&T Center tested positive for the new coronavirus, the team announced Friday.
The team said they were told by the Florida Department of Health that the worker tested positive for COVID-19 on March 15. Their most recent work day at the BB&T Center was on March 8.
The employee was in self-quarantine and was receiving medical care.
"After being informed of this confirmed case, the Florida Panthers reached out to all staff who may have come in close contact with this employee during their shift," the team said in a statement. "Those individuals have been asked to observe all precautions and report any existing symptoms to the Broward Department of Health."
The team said they'll continue to directed staff to work remotely.