It is unclear how many cases have been linked to the California Gym, but county health officers say the outbreak is considered to be three or more cases from different households originating from a particular location.
The gym did not immediately respond to CNN’s request for comment.
The Pacific Gym remains open despite orders to close indoor operations to prevent the virus from spreading. The business was sent a letter on July 23 and it was ordered to close immediately, but it was closed until the following days, July 27, district health officers said.
According to San Diego health worker Wilma Wooten, any business or organization that violates the order faces a misdemeanor and a fine of $ 1,000.
District officials say they need to step up efforts to find contacts and fight blatant intruders. They issued several letters to local businesses, including gyms and restaurants.
Fitness centers have struggled to keep customers safe while working indoors.
We will continue to take all necessary precautions to ensure the safety of our community. We have taken a number of steps in all of our locations, including policies and procedures to improve cleanliness and sanitation, extensive staff training, and physical distancing measures to reduce physical points of contact in the club. contactless registration and more, ”said McCall Gosselin, senior vice president of communications for Planet Fitness.