Over 40 Toronto grocery store employees test positive for COVID-19 since Boxing Day

Jan 4 2021, 10:35 am

In the last few days, almost 20 Toronto and GTA grocery store locations have reported employees testing positive for COVID-19.

Sobeys continues to update its COVID-19 advisory page and has released employee cases dating back to December 26.

On Boxing Day, an employee at a Sobeys, 125 The Queensway in Etobicoke, reported testing positive for coronavirus. They had last worked on December 23.

The next day, on December 27, an employee at a Sobeys, 145 Marlee Avenue, reported testing positive for the virus. They had last worked on December 27 as well.

The same day, a Sobeys employee at 5602 Tenth Line West in Mississauga, tested positive for COVID-19 and had last worked on December 28.

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On December 29, an employee at a FreshCo, 7205 Goreway Drive in Mississauga tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on December 27.

In Woodbridge, an employee at a FreshCo, 3737 Major Mackenzie Drive, reported an employee testing positive for the virus on December 29. They had last worked on the same day.

On December 29, an employee at a FreshCo, 6040 Glen Erin Drive in Mississauga, reported an employee testing positive for the virus. They had last worked on December 28.

In Brampton, on the same day, December 29, another FreshCo location, 380 Bovaird Drive East, tested positive and had last worked on December 24.

Then again on December 29, a Sobeys employee at 8975 Chinguacousy Road reported testing positive for coronavirus. They had last worked on December 29.

Metro is another grocer that has reported several cases in the GTA since last week.

On December 27, two employees at Metro Downsview, 1090 Wilson Avenue, reported testing positive for the virus and last worked on December 19 and 24, respectively.

On December 29, an employee at Food Basics, 900 Albion Road, tested positive for the virus having last worked December 26.

The same day, an employee at Metro Yonge & Eglinton, 2300 Yonge Street, reported testing positive on December 29. The last day they worked was on December 27.

As for Loblaws locations, from New Years Day to January 4, several employees reported cases.

On December 31, two employees at Fortinos, 55 Mountainash Road in Brampton, tested positive on a presumptive virus test. They had last worked on December 23 and 27, respectively.

The same day, another Fortinos location, 3940 Highway 7, reported multiple cases of COVID-19 among its staff members. The exact amount of employees has not been reported.

On December 31, an employee at Loblaws, 250 Lakeshore Road West, reported an employee testing positive on a presumptive test for COVID-19. The employee had last worked on December 24.

On January 1, an employee at the 301 High Tech Road in Richmond Hill Loblaws location, reported an employee testing positive on a presumptive test for COVID-19. They had last worked on December 27.

The same day, two employees at a Fortinos in Vaughan, 8585 Highway 27, reported testing positive for COVID-19. The employees had last worked on December 24 and December 28.

On January 2, an employee at a Fortinos, 35 Worthington Avenue in Brampton, tested positive on a presumptive test for the virus.

The same day, on January 2, three employees at a Loblaws, 10909 Yonge Street in Richmond Hill, tested positive on a presumptive test for the virus. One employee had last worked on December 24 and the other two on December 26.

On January 3, an employee at a Loblaws, 11 Redway Road, tested positive on a presumptive test for COVID-19. They had last worked on December 27.

The same day, on January 3, an employee at a Real Canadian Superstore, 85 Steeles Avenue West in Brampton, reported testing positive on a presumptive test for the virus. They had last worked on December 22.

On January 3, two employees at Listros’ No Frills 3555 Don Mills Road, tested positive on a presumptive test for COVID-19. The last day they worked was on December 24 and 29.

The same day, an employee at another Real Canadian Superstore, 825 Don Mills Road, reported testing positive on a presumptive test for COVID-19. They had last worked on December 22.

Another Loblaws location, 3501 Yonge Street, reported an employee testing positive on a presumptive test for COVID-19 on January 3. They had last worked on December 23.

On January 3, an employee at Tim & Sue’s No Frills, 372 Pacific Avenue, reported testing positive on a presumptive test for COVID-19. The last day they worked was on December 29.

The same day at John’s No Frills, 1150 Victoria Park Avenue, reported testing positive on a presumptive test for the virus. The last day they worked was on December 23.

In Toronto, an employee at Independent City Market, 55 Bloor Street West reported testing positive on a presumptive test for COVID-19. They had last worked on December 27.

At John & Danielle’s No Frills, 270 Wilson Avenue, an employee tested positive on a presumptive test for COVID-19 on January 3. The employee had last worked on December 29.

In Etobicoke, Emiliano & Ana’s No Frills, 245 Dixon Road, reported two employees testing positive on a presumptive test for the virus. They had last worked on December 21 and 28, respectively.

On January 4, two employees at Nick’s No Frills, 3850 Sheppard Avenue East in Scarborough, tested positive on a presumptive test for COVID-19. They had last worked on December 29 and 30.

The same day, at a Loblaws located at 200 Bullock Drive in Markham, an employee reported testing positive for the virus. They had last worked on December 27.

In Toronto, two employees at Mike’s No Frills, 2187 Bloor Street West, reported testing positive on a presumptive test for COVID-19. They had last worked on December 28 and 31.

At Matt’s No Frills, 449 Parliament Street, two employees reported testing positive on a presumptive test for the virus. The last day the two worked was on December 28 and December 30.

In Vaughan, multiple employees at a Fortinos located at 2911 Major Mackenzie Drive West, reported testing positive on a presumptive test for COVID-19.

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