FAIRFIELD - Trader Joe’s on Black Rock Turnpike in Fairfield is temporarily closed for precautionary cleaning and sanitization due to coronavirus concerns.

Trader Joe’s said that an employee who was diagnosed for COVID-19 was last present in the store on March 31.

The Fairfield store is one of seven in the nation closed because an employee was diagnosed for the virus or displayed symptoms.

Trader Joe’s posted on its website “there is nothing more important to us than the health and safety of our Crew Members and customers. We believe in being proactive and transparent in addressing issues, and we value information and clear communication.

“With this in mind, we have temporarily closed some stores for precautionary cleaning and sanitization related to coronavirus concerns. We have made sure all Crew Members at the respective locations have been informed and understand the steps to take to best safeguard the health of their communities. While a store is closed, Trader Joe’s pays all Crew Members for their scheduled shifts.

“While we are working hard to get each store open as soon as possible, we continue to have a good supply of product available in neighboring stores, and encourage you to visit our locations page to find a nearby store ready to welcome you. Thank you for trusting us with your grocery shopping.”

Other Trader’s Joe’s stores in southwest Connecticut are located in Westport, Darien, Stamford, Danbury and Orange.