Safeway employee in Calgary tests positive for coronavirus

May 17 2020, 8:52 am

Sobeys Inc. has reported that an employee in Calgary has tested positive for COVID-19.

The food retailer confirmed that an employee who was working at the Safeway at 1200 37 Street SW has tested positive.

This staff member last worked on May 9.

Sobeys outlines that after each case is reported, they ensure the store where the individual worked is deep cleaned and sanitized.

“Where required, we will communicate with customers who have shopped in the impacted location, with store signage, outlining our steps to manage the situation. Out of an abundance of caution, with each case that is reported, we will deep clean and sanitize the store location.”

The company also says it is working closely with public health officials to investigate the teammate’s known points of contact and recent shifts and will notify all teammates who require self-isolation for two weeks.

Sobeys has a public record of all the confirmed cases in its company across the country.