Employee at North Edmonton 7-Eleven tests positive for COVID-19

Jun 9 2020, 12:22 pm

A 7-Eleven location in North Edmonton is temporarily closed after an employee tested positive for COVID-19.

7-Eleven Canada notified customers who may have visited its store at 16703 – 100 Street, Edmonton, via a news release, that one of its associates has a confirmed case of coronavirus.

“The health and safety of our customers, employees and the communities we serve is the top priority for 7-Eleven Canada,” states the release.

“We are asking store staff to self-isolate with pay. Any customers who may have visited the store between May 23 to June 6 can visit ahs.ca/covid to access the COVID-19 online self-assessment tool and other health information.”

The store is currently closed to be cleaned and sanitized, and the company says it will be re-opened on or before June 20, 2020, in consultation with Alberta Health Services.

There are currently 106 active cases of coronavirus in the AHS Edmonton Zone, and there have been 13 deaths, and 494 recoveries so far.

A total of 71,281 people have been tested for coronavirus so far in the AHS Edmonton Zone.

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