Earns Walmart

Walmart is reporting disappointing fourth-quarter profits and sales. The nation's largest retailer says that sales at its U.S. stores heading into the holiday season were weaker than expected.

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A Colorado Springs Walmart is alerting customers of an outbreak after several employees tested positive for COVID-19, according to El Paso County Public Health.

Three employees of the Walmart at 1575 Space Center Dr. tested positive for the disease caused by the coronavirus, officials said in a news release Monday. The health department did not specify when the employees were tested.

Walmart is alerting customers who visited the eastern Colorado Springs location between May 8 and 13 to notify them of the coronavirus outbreak, officials said in the release. An outbreak is confirmed when two or more people in one location have tested positive for the virus within two weeks, according to the county health department.

Additionally, Walmart's operating hours have been updated, according to the release. New hours for shoppers are between 7 a.m. and 8:30 p.m. for the majority of Walmart stores.


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