Tunica casino employee tests positive for tuberculosis

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TUNICA, Miss. — The Mississippi Health Department reports there’s been at least one confirmed case of tuberculosis at a Tunica casino.

Caesar’s Entertainment, which operates the Horseshoe and Tunica Roadhouse casinos, confirmed an employee tested positive for TB.

The casino owner is working closely with the health department.

Employees who came in contact with the infected worker will be tested next week.

Caesar’s officials say the infection was identified quickly, although they did not say what job the infected worker had.

1 Comment

  • Pam

    Anyone remember when they had a news segment where they’d swab stuff for germs and get it tested…I kept writing in saying they should swab slot machines and see what germs come back. Ca$ino$ wouldn’t let them in.

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