Grocery store COVID-19 cases confirmed in Toronto this week

Dec 4 2020, 10:03 am

Grocery stores in and around the Toronto area may disclose instances of employees having tested positive for COVID-19.

We’re consolidating this information every week, so that going into the weekend, you know which locations have seen recent cases and if there are any closures to be aware of.

Here are the updates on confirmed coronavirus cases reported in grocery stores between November 30 and December 4:

LCBO

  • On November 21, an LCBO located at 619 Queen Street West reported an employee testing positive for the virus. They last worked on November 15.
  • On November 24, another employee at the same LCBO location reported testing positive for COVID-19 and last worked on November 20.
  • The next day, on November 25, two employees, one at an LCBO at 2180 Bloor Street West and one at 932 Gerrard Street East, both tested positive for the virus. They had last worked on November 14 and November 22, respectively.
  • On November 27, an LCBO employee at 785 Milner Avenue tested positive for the virus, and last worked on November 21.

Loblaws

  • On November 29, an employee at a Loblaws located at 858 Queen Street West in Toronto tested positive on a presumptive test. The last day they worked was November 23.
  • In Vaughan, an employee at Joe Fresh Vaughan Mills, 1 Bass Pro Mills Drive, tested positive on a presumptive test for COVID-19. The last day the employee had worked was on November 22.
  • An employee at Loblaws, 650 Dupont Street, reported testing positive on a presumptive test for the virus. The last day they worked was on November 26.
  • Another Loblaws employee, this time at 10 Lower Jarvis Street, reported testing positive on a presumptive test for COVID-19. The last day they worked was November 22.
  • On December 3, an employee at the 11 Redway Road Loblaws location tested positive for the virus, having last worked on November 28.
  • That same day, another Loblaws location at 858 Queen Street West in Toronto reported two employees testing positive. They last worked on November 23 and November 30, respectively.

Real Canadian Superstore

  • On December 1, an employee at the Real Canadian Superstore, 85 Steeles Avenue West in Brampton, reported positive on a presumptive test for the virus. They had last worked on November 23.
  • Another Real Canadian Superstore, this time in Mississauga, reported two employees testing positive on a presumptive test for COVID-19. The employee at the 3045 Mavis Road location had last worked on November 19 and 23.
  • On December 4, an employee at Real Canadian Superstore, 51 Gerry Fitzgerald Drive, tested positive on a presumptive test for COVID-19. The last time they worked was on November 22.
  • That same day, two employees at a Real Canadian Superstore, 1755 Brimley Road in Scarborough. They last worked on November 21 and 30.
  • On December 4, an employee at Loblaws, 200 Bullock Drive in Markham, tested positive on a presumptive test for COVID-19. The last day they worked was on November 30.

Fortinos

  • In Brampton, an employee at a Fortinos location, 55 Mountainash Road, tested positive on a presumptive test for COVID-19. The last day they worked was on November 23.
  • In Etobicoke, an employee at a Fortinos location, 330 Queens Plate Drive, tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on November 28.

No Frills

  • On November 28, an employee at John’s No Frills, located at 6520 Derry Road in Milton, reported positive on a presumptive test for the virus. They had last worked on November 22.
  • On November 30, an employee at Daniel’s No Frills, located 620 Eglinton Avenue West in Mississauga, tested positive on a presumptive test for COVID-19. The last day they worked was November 20.
  • On December 2, an employee at Marc’s No Frills tested positive on a presumptive test for the virus. The employee at 925 Rathburn Road location in Mississauga had last worked on November 25.
  • In the city’s east end, an employee at Rod & Joe’s No Frills, 2471 Kingston Road in Scarborough, tested positive on a presumptive test for the virus. The last day the team member had worked was November 23.
  • An employee at Matt’s No Frills, 449 Parliament Street, tested positive on a presumptive test. The last day they worked was on November 30.
  • In Mississauga, Tom & Michelle’s No Frills at 6085 Creditview Road reported an employee testing positive for COVID-19 that had last worked on November 27.
  • In the east end at Ali’s No Frills in Scarborough, 1800 Eglinton Avenue East, reported an employee testing positive for the virus. They had last worked on November 19.

Metro

  • On November 27, an employee at Metro’s Humber Bay Park location tested positive for COVID-19. The staff member at 2208 Lakeshore Boulevard West in Etobicoke had last worked on November 24.
  • On December 1, an employee at Metro’s Front Street Market, 80 Front Street East location, tested positive for COVID-19. The staff member last worked on November 27.

FreshCo

  • On December 1, an employee at 1151 Dundas Street West in Mississauga tested positive. They last worked on November 23.
  • That same day, an employee at another Freshco location in Brampton also tested positive for the virus. The employee at the 398 Queen Street West location had last worked on November 27.

Metro has previously shared coronavirus cases at locations including Parkway Mall, Queen West, Bloor and Spadina, College and Shaw, The Cold Chain Produce Distribution Centre, and more.

“We will always contact and follow the guidance of Public Health to ensure the safety of our teammates and customers whenever we are made aware of a confirmed case of COVID-19 in one of our food stores or distribution centres,” reads Metro’s website.

In an effort for transparency, Loblaws regularly updates their coronavirus cases in stores by province within the last 15 days, as well as Sobey’s for 14 days.

“In addition, we have mandated that our staff and customers wear masks in Extra Foods, Fortinos, Maxi, No Frills, Real Canadian Superstores and T&T stores across Canada,” said Loblaws.

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