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

Jan 15 2021, 9:07 am

Grocery stores and LCBO locations 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 and liquor stores from January 11 to 15:

LCBO

  • On January 8, an LCBO located at 3020 Elmcreek Road in Mississauga reported an employee testing positive for COVID-19. They had last worked in-store on December 31.
  • The next day, on January 9, a location at 3631 Major Mackenzie Drive in Vaughan reported an employee testing positive for the virus. They had last worked in-store on December 31.
  • On January 10, an employee at an LCBO location in Bolton, 30 McEwan Drive East, reported testing positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on January 6.
  • On January 15, an LCBO employee at 5925 Rodeo Drive reported testing positive for the virus. They had last worked in-store on January 3.
  • That same day, at the 7205 Goreway Drive LCBO location in Mississauga, an employee reported testing positive for COVID-19 and had last worked on January 5.

“This general notice is being provided out of transparency. Should we receive any Public Health direction or guidance, we will act immediately and accordingly,” said the LCBO.

“The LCBO has several measures to keep employees and customers safe, including regular cleaning and sanitization and in-store measures that promote physical distancing.”

Loblaws

  • On January 9, an employee at a Loblaws located at 101 Eglinton Avenue East reported testing positive on a presumptive test for COVID-19. They had last worked on January 6.
  • On January 12, in Toronto, a Loblaws located at 50 Musgrave Street reported an employee testing positive on a presumptive test for COVID-19 who had last worked on January 9.
  • Another Loblaws, this time in Mississauga at 5010 Glen Erin Drive, reported an employee testing positive on a presumptive test for the virus that same day. They had last worked on January 7.
  • On January 14, at a Loblaws located at 11 Redway Road, an employee reported testing positive on a presumptive test for COVID-19. The team member last worked on January 10.

Fortinos

  • On January 9, an employee at a Fortinos located at 55 Mountainash Road in Brampton reported testing positive on a presumptive test for COVID-19. They had last worked on December 31.
  • On January 10, multiple team members at a Fortinos located at 8585 Highway 27 tested positive on presumptive tests for COVID-19.
  • The same day, an employee at a Fortinos located at 35 Worthington Avenue in Brampton tested positive on a presumptive test for the virus. The last day they had worked was on December 28.
  • On January 11, a Fortinos employee at 330 Queens Plate Drive in Etobicoke reported an employee testing positive on a presumptive test for COVID-19 and had last worked on January 5.
  • On January 12, a Fortinos located at 8585 Highway 27 in Vaughan reported multiple employees testing positive on a presumptive test for the virus.
  • On January 14, two employees at a Fortinos in Etobicoke, 330 Queens Plate Drive, reported testing positive on a presumptive test for COVID-19. They had last worked on January 5 and 8.
  • In Vaughan, on January 14, multiple employees at another Fortinos, 8585 Highway 27, reported testing positive on a presumptive test for the virus.

No Frills

  • On January 9, two employees at Listros’ No Frills, 3555 Don Mills Road, tested positive on a presumptive test for COVID-19. They had last worked on December 29 and January 4, respectively.
  • On January 10, an employee at Daniel’s No Frills, 620 Eglinton Avenue West in Mississauga, reported testing positive on a presumptive test for COVID-19. They had last worked on January 5.
  • That same day, January 10, two employees at Matt’s No Frills, 449 Parliament Street, reported testing positive on a presumptive test for the virus and had last worked on December 30 and January 8.
  • At Emiliano and Ana’s No Frills, 245 Dixon Road, reported two employees testing positive on a presumptive test for COVID-19. They had last worked on December 28 and January 6.
  • On January 10, an employee at Mike’s No Frills, 222 Lansdowne Avenue, tested positive on a presumptive test for COVID-19. They had last worked on December 31.
  • That same day, an employee at Peter’s No Frills, 2150 Burnhamthorpe Road in Mississauga, reported testing positive on a presumptive test for the virus. They had last worked on January 7.
  • On January 11, a Rob’s No Frills employee at 2430 Eglinton Avenue East reported testing positive on a presumptive test for the virus. They had last worked on December 30.
  • On January 13, an employee at Jeff, Rose & Herb’s No Frills, 3730 Lakeshore Boulevard West, reported testing positive on a presumptive test for the virus. They had last worked on January 7.
  • That same day, two employees at Andre & Shelley’s No Frills located at 900 Dufferin Street reported testing positive on a presumptive test for COVID-19. The last day they worked was January 3 and 6, respectively.
  • A third No Frills, located at 449 Parliament Street, reported two employees testing positive on a presumptive test for COVID-19. They had last worked on January 2 and 8, respectively.
  • On January 14, in Toronto, an employee at Carlo’s No Frills, 1591 Wilson Avenue, reported testing positive on a presumptive test for COVID-19. They had last worked on January 9.

Food Basics

  • On January 10, a Food Basics at 2200 Jane Street reported an employee testing positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on December 29.
  • On January 12, a Food Basics at 853 Jane Street reported an employee testing positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on January 9.
  • That same day, an employee at the Food Basics at 220 Jane Street reported an employee testing positive for the virus and had last worked on January 12.

Metro

  • On January 9, a Metro at 656 Eglinton Avenue East reported an employee testing positive for the virus. They had last worked on January 4.
  • On January 11, an employee at a Metro, 3142 Yonge Street, reported testing positive for COVID-19 and had last worked on December 15.
  • That same day, the Metro at 735 College Street reported two employees testing positive for the virus and had both last worked on January 8.
  • At the 100 Lynn Williams Street Metro, an employee reported testing positive for the virus and had last worked on January 4.
  • On January 12, an employee at the Metro, 2208 Lakeshore Boulevard West location, reported testing positive for COVID-19 and had last worked on January 9.
  • An employee at 2300 Yonge Street reported an employee testing positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on January 6.
  • At the 444 Yonge Street Metro location, an employee reported testing positive for COVID-19 and had last worked on November 27.
  • A Metro at 1050 Don Mills Road reported an employee testing positive for COVID-19. The individual last worked on December 18.
  • At 2155 St.Clair Avenue West Metro, an employee reported testing positive for the virus and had last worked on December 30.

Sobeys

  • On January 9, an employee at Sobeys reported testing positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on January 2 at the 145 Marlee Avenue location.
  • On January 11, an employee at a Sobeys at 330 Bloor Street West reported an employee testing positive for the virus. They last worked on January 6.
  • On January 13, in Mississauga, a Sobeys location, 5602 Tenth Line West, reported an employee testing positive for the virus, who had last worked on January 2.

FreshCo

  • A FreshCo at 2440 Dundas Street West reported on January 10, two employees testing positive for the virus. They had last worked on December 31 and January 5, respectively.
  • That same day, an employee at a FreshCo located at 1245 Dupont Street reported testing positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on January 2.
  • On January 12, an employee at a FreshCo at 2490 Gerrard Street East in Scarborough reported testing positive for the virus and had last worked on January 5.
  • At another FreshCo location, this time in Toronto, an employee reported testing positive for COVID-19 and had last worked on December 12.
  • On January 13, in Scarborough, an employee at FreshCo, 2490 Gerrard Street East, reported testing positive for COVID-19 and had last worked on January 10.

Real Canadian Superstore

  • On January 9, an employee at a Real Canadian Superstore at 51 Gerry Fitzgerald Drive tested positive on a presumptive test for COVID-19. They had last worked in-store on January 4.
  • On January 10, an employee at a Real Canadian Superstore located at 3045 Mavis Road reported testing positive on a presumptive test for COVID-19. The last day they worked was on January 4.
  • On January 10, three employees at a Real Canadian Superstore located at 2549 Weston Road reported testing positive on a presumptive test for COVID-19. The last day they had worked was on December 29, 31, and January 4, respectively.
  • In Toronto, an employee at a Real Canadian Superstore at 825 Don Mills Road tested positive on a presumptive test for COVID-19. They had last worked on December 30.
  • In Scarborough, an employee at a Real Canadian Superstore at 1755 Brimley Road tested positive on a presumptive test for COVID-19 and had last worked on January 4.
  • On January 13, three employees at the Real Canadian Superstore, 85 Steeles Avenue West in Brampton, reported testing positive for COVID-19. Two of the employees had last worked on January 2 and the third on January 9.
  • In Milton, two employees at another Real Canadian Superstore, 820 Main Street East, reported testing positive on a presumptive test for the virus and had last worked on January 3 and 9.

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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