FAIRFIELD — A worker at a local Cumberland Farms has tested positive for COVID-19 and the store has been shut down for a deep cleaning, Cumberland Farms announced Saturday.

The individual works at the 1101 Post Road store in Fairfield and informed the company they tested positive for the virus on Saturday. By noon, the facility was closed.

All store employees were contacted and urged to follow the CDC-recommended guidelines, according to the statement.

While the store is closed, Cumberland Farms said in a statement, it will be cleaned and sanitized by an industrial cleaning crew. The store is expected to reopen sometime next week.

“We are grateful to all our customers for their patience and understanding during this time,” the statement said.

“We are making every effort to provide the affected team member and our broader team with the necessary resources and support,” the statement said.