Grocery store and LCBO COVID-19 cases confirmed in Toronto this week

Apr 9 2021, 10:27 am

Grocery stores and LCBO locations in and around the Toronto area may disclose instances of employees testing 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 from April 5 to April 9 and over the past weekend:

LCBO

  • An employee at the 1339 Lawrence Avenue West location was reported to have tested positive for the virus on April 2. They had last worked on March 28.
  • Another employee at the same location was reported to have tested positive for the virus on April 3. They had last worked on March 31.
  • An employee at the 222 Front Street East location was reported to have tested positive for the virus on April 5. They had last worked on March 26.
  • An employee at the 3020 Elmcreek Road location in Mississauga was reported to have tested positive for the virus on April 6. They had last worked on April 3.
  • An employee at the 512 Parliament Street location, was reported to have tested positive for the virus on April 7. They had last worked on April 3.
  • Two vendors at the 2901 Bayview Avenue and 5925 Rodeo Drive locations, were reported to have tested positive for the virus on April 7. They had last worked on March 31.
  • An employee at the 2625D Weston Road location was reported to have tested positive for the virus on April 9. They had last worked on April 5.

“As the province continues to ease COVID-19 restrictions, the LCBO has updated our operating hours, including opening on Mondays,” said the LCBO spokesperson.

The liquor board also reduced its in-store shopping capacities to 25% due to the provincial lockdown. Customer returns will also be paused throughout the lockdown.

“We continue to restrict capacity and hours in accordance with public health guidance across the province.”

Loblaws

  • On April 1, a Loblaws employee at 585 Queen Street West was reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on March 28.
  • On April 1, another Loblaws employee at 3501 Yonge Street in North York was reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on March 28.
  • On April 2, two employees at Loblaws, 5010 Glen Erin Drive in Mississauga, were reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on March 23 and 26.
  • On April 3, an employee at 10 Lower Jarvis Street, was reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on March 28.
  • On April 4, two employees at 12 St. Clair Avenue East, were reported to have tested positive for the virus. They had last worked on March 24 and 30.
  • On April 4, an employee at 301 High Tech Road in Richmond Hill, was reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on March 28.
  • On April 6, an employee at 396 St. Clair Avenue West, was reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on March 30.
  • On April 6, an employee at 10909 Yonge Street in Richmond Hill, was reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on March 29.
  • On April 7, an employee at 380 The East Mall, was reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on April 3.
  • On April 7, an employee at City Market, 55 Bloor Street West, was reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on April 1.
  • On April 8, an employee at 5970 Mclaughlin Road in Mississauga, was reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on April 3.
  • On April 8, an employee 2280 Dundas Street West, was reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on March 27.
  • On April 8, two employees at 396 St. Clair Avenue West, were reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on March 30 and April 1st.
  • On April 9, an employee at 720 Broadview Avenue, was reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on March 27.

Fortinos

  • On April 2, an employee at Fortinos, 700 Lawrence Avenue West, was reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on March 30.
  • On April 4, two employees at Fortinos, 60 Quarry Edge Drive in Brampton, were reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on March 27 and March 28.
  • On April 4, an employee at Fortinos, 55 Mountainash Road in Brampton, was reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on April 1.
  • On April 6, an employee at Fortinos, 8585 Highway 27 in Vaughan, was reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on March 31.
  • On April 8, an employee at Fortinos, 3940 Highway 7 in Vaughan, was reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on April 5.
  • On April 8, three employees at Fortinos, 55 Mountainash Road in Brampton, were reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on April 1 and April 3.
  • On April 9, three employees at Fortinos, 2911 Major Mackenzie Drive West in Vaughan, were reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on April 1, 2, and 3.
  • On April 9, three employees at Fortinos, 700 Lawrence Avenue West, were reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on March 30, 31, and April 3.

Real Canadian Superstore

  • On April 8, an employee at Real Canadian Superstore, 1755 Brimley Road in Scarborough, was reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on April 1.
  • On April 9, an employee at Real Canadian Superstore, 51 Gerry Fitzgerald Drive, was reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on April 6.

No Frills

  • On April 3, two employees at John and Danielle’s No Frills, 270 Wilson Avenue, were reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on March 27 and 29.
  • On April 4, an employee at No Frills, 7070 Mclaughlin Road in Mississauga, was reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on April 1.
  • On April 4, an employee at No Frills, 6220 Yonge Street, was reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on March 30.
  • On April 4, an employee at No Frills, 681 Silver Star Boulevard, was reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on March 30.
  • On April 6, two employees at No Frills, 1591 Wilson Avenue, were reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on March 28 and April 1.
  • On April 6, an employee at No Frills, 3800 Rutherford Road in Vaughan, was reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on March 31.
  • On April 7, an employee at No Frills, 200 Front Street East, was reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on April 1.
  • On April 7, an employee at No Frills, 449 Parliament Street, was reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on April 1.
  • On April 7, an employee at No Frills, 925 Rathburn Road in Mississauga, was reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on April 1.
  • On April 8, an employee at Enzo’s No Frills, 9325 Yonge Street in Richmond Hill, was reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on April 3.
  • On April 9, four employees at No Frills, 1591 Wilson Avenue, were reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on March 28, April 1, 3, and 5.
  • On April 9, an employee at Sam and Nancy’s No Frills, 25 Photography Drive, was reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on April 3.
  • On April 9, two employees at Dave and Charlotte’s No Frills, 70 Island Road in Scarborough, were reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on April 3.
  • On April 9, an employee at Nick’s No Frills, 3850 Sheppard Avenue East in Scarborough, was reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on April 3.
  • On April 9, an employee at Francois’ No Frills, 360 McLevin Avenue in Scarborough, was reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on April 3.
  • On April 9, two employees at Joe’s No Frills, 345 Bloor Street East, were reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on April 3 and April 5.

Valu-Mart

  • On April 4, an employee at Valu-Mart, 3259 Bayview Avenue, was reported to have tested positive for the virus. They had last worked on March 29.
  • On April 4, two employees at Valu-Mart, 2399 Lakeshore Boulevard, were reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on March 27.
  • On April 7, an employee at Valu-mart, 83 Underhill Drive, was reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on April 1.

Metro

  • On April 5, an employee at Metro, 20 Church Avenue, was reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on March 31.
  • On April 5, an employee at Metro, 3090 Bathurst Street, was reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on April 3.
  • On April 5, an employee at Metro, 2155 St. Clair Avenue West, was reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on March 25.
  • On April 5, an employee at Metro, 425 Bloor Street West, was reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on March 31.
  • On April 6, an employee at Metro, 1411 Lawrence Avenue West, was reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on March 28.
  • On April 6, an employee at Metro, 6667 Meadowvale Town Centre Circle in Mississauga, was reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on March 24.

Food Basics

  • On April 5, an employee at Food Basics, 1070 Pape Avenue, was reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on April 1.
  • On April 5, an employee at Food Basics, 9600 Islington Avenue in Woodbridge, was reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on March 25.
  • On April 6, an employee at Food Basics, 830 Lansdowne Avenue, was reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on March 1.
  • On April 6, two employees at Food Basics, 853 Jane Street, were reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on March 31.

FreshCo

  • On April 2, an employee at FreshCo, 800 Steeles Avenue West in Thornhill, was reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on March 26.
  • On April 2, an employee at FreshCo, 9580 McCowan Road North in Markham, was reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on March 24.
  • On April 4, an employee at FreshCo, 10615 Bramalea Road in Brampton, was reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on March 28.
  • On April 7, an employee at FreshCo, 800 Steeles Avenue West in Thornhill, was reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on March 28.
  • On April 9, an employee at FreshCo, 1430 Major MacKenzie Drive East in Richmond Hill, was reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on April 6.

Sobeys

  • On April 1, an employee at Sobeys, 125 The Queensway, was reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on March 29.
  • On April 1, an employee at Sobeys, 147 Laird Drive, was reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on March 29.
  • On April 2, an employee at Sobeys, 125 The Queensway, was reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on March 30.
  • On April 4, an employee at Sobeys, 1255 The Queensway, was reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on March 27.
  • On April 4, two employees at Sobeys, 11965 Hurontario Street in Brampton, were reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on March 23 and 24.
  • On April 4, two employees at Sobeys, 125 The Queensway, were reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on March 26 and 29.
  • On April 6, an employee at Sobeys, 145 Marlee Avenue, was reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on April 1.
  • On April 6, an employee at Sobeys, 8975 Chinguacousy Road in Brampton, was reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on March 24.
  • On April 7, an employee at Sobeys, 125 The Queensway, was reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on April 1.
  • On April 9, an employee at Sobeys, 125 The Queensway, was reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on April 3.

Foodland

  • On April 9, an employee at Foodland, 623 Danforth Avenue, was reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on April 3.

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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