Chipotle restaurant in Billerica shut down after norovirus concerns

A Chipotle restaurant in Billerica has temporarily closed after one of its workers was diagnosed with norovirus.

One of the store’s workers has a confirmed case of norovirus, according to the town’s health department. The remaining two workers are suspected of having the virus. 

The are no reports of any customers becoming ill. The city’s health department says the restaurant voluntarily shut down on Tuesday. 

Workers are sanitizing the restaurant. Officials plan to inspect the eatery on Wednesday. 

The state Department of Public Health has been notified, according to the Billerica Health Department. 

The closing comes after the company’s Brighton store closed for several days after more than 150 people who ate there were diagnosed with the same virus. 

The company later apologized for customers’ sickness and held a meeting about food safety issues.

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