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.

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