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

Jan 8 2021, 12:29 pm

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 4 to 8:

LCBO

  • On January 2, the LCBO reported four employees at separate locations across Toronto and the GTA testing positive for the virus.
    • Locations include 180 Promenade Circle in Thornhill, which saw the employee last work on December 19, 100 Copper Creek Drive in Markham, with the employee having last worked on December 22, 211 Lloyd Manor Road in Toronto, with the employee last working on December 24, and the last location at 1015 Lake Shore Boulevard East, with the employee having last worked on December 30.
  • On January 3, an LCBO employee at 65 Square One Drive reported testing positive for the virus and had last worked in-store on December 31.
  • On January 4, an employee at the 8260 Highway 27 location in Woodbridge tested positive for COVID-19.
  • The same day, an employee at 1571 Sandhurst Circle tested positive for the virus and had last worked in-store on December 31.
  • On January 6, an LCBO location at 100 Clementine Drive reported an employee testing positive for the virus. They had last worked on December 28.
  • On January 8, an LCBO at 3020 Elmcreek Road reported an employee testing positive for the virus. They had last worked on December 31.

“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 3, an employee at a Loblaws at 11 Redway Road tested positive on a presumptive test for COVID-19. They had last worked on December 27.
  • 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 4, 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.
  • On January 5, a Loblaws at 60 Carlton Street reported an employee testing positive on a presumptive test for COVID-19. The last day they worked was December 26.
  • On January 6, in Etobicoke, an employee at Loblaws at 380 The East Mall reported testing positive on a presumptive test for COVID-19. They had last worked on December 29.
  • On January 7, in Toronto, a Loblaws located at 60 Carlton Street reported two employees testing positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on December 26 and January 4.
  • Another Loblaws location, 500 Lakeshore Boulevard West, reported an employee tested positive on a presumptive test for the virus. They had last worked on January 2.
  • On January 8, an employee at a Loblaws located at 5010 Glen Erin Drive in Mississauga tested positive on a presumptive test for COVID-19. The last day they had worked was on December 31.

Fortinos

  • On January 1, two employees at a Fortinos in Vaughan at 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 at 35 Worthington Avenue in Brampton tested positive on a presumptive test for the virus.
  • On January 5 and January 7, a Fortinos located at 8585 Highway 27 in Vaughan reported multiple team members testing positive on presumptive tests for COVID-19.

No Frills

  • 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.
  • 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, 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.
  • At John & Danielle’s No Frills at 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.
  • On January 3, 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • On January 5, in Mississauga, an employee at Tom & Michelle’s No Frills, 6085 Creditview Road, tested positive on a presumptive test for the virus. The employee had last worked on December 31.
  • An employee at Nick and Mira’s No Frills, 1450 Lawrence Avenue East, reported testing positive on a presumptive test for COVID-19. They had last worked on December 30.
  • On January 6, an employee at Andrew and Shelley’s No Frills, 900 Dufferin Street, reported testing positive on a presumptive test of the virus. They had last worked on January 3.
  • The same day, in North York, an employee at Carlo’s No Frills, 6220 Yonge Street, reported testing positive for the virus. They had last worked on December 27.
  • On January 7, Rob’s No Frills, located at 13071 Yonge Street in Oak Ridges, reported two employees testing positive on a presumptive test for the virus. They had last worked on December 24 and 29.

Food Basics

  • On January 1, the same Food Basics that reported a case a few days prior at 900 Albion Road reported another positive COVID-19 case of an employee. They had last worked on December 28.
  • On January 2, an employee at a Food Basics located at 255 Morningside Drive in Scarborough reported testing positive for the virus and had last worked on December 28.
  • On January 3, an employee at a Food Basics located at 255 Morningside Drive reported testing positive and had last worked on December 28.
  • On January 5, an employee at a Food Basics located at 227 Vodden Street in Brampton reported testing positive for coronavirus. They had last worked on December 31.

Metro

  • On January 2, a Metro at 3090 Bathurst Street reported an employee testing positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on December 30.
  • A Metro at Keele and Lawrence, 1411 Lawrence Avenue West, reported an employee testing positive who had last worked on December 23.
  • On January 4, an employee at Metro Bathurst & Steeles, 6201 Bathurst Street, reported testing positive for the virus. They had last worked on December 30.
  • In Toronto, an employee at Metro College & Shaw, 735 College Street, reported testing positive for COVID-19 and had last worked on December 31.

Sobeys

  • On January 3, a Sobeys location in Brampton, 8975 Chinguacousy Road, reported an employee testing positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on December 29.
  • On January 5, an employee at a Sobeys located at 8975 Chinguacousy Road in Brampton reported testing positive for the virus. They had last worked on December 27.
  • The same day, another Sobeys employee, this time at 11965 Hurontario Street, reported testing positive for COVID-19 and had last worked on December 29.
  • On January 6, an employee at a Sobeys located at 11965 Hurontario Street in Brampton, reported testing positive for the virus and had last worked on January 2.
  • The next day, on January 7, a Sobeys located at 22 Fort York Boulevard reported an employee testing positive for the virus. They had last worked on January 2.

FreshCo

  • On January 3, an employee at a FreshCo at 7205 Goreway Drive in Mississauga tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on December 27.
  • Another FreshCo location, 3737 Major Mackenzie Drive, reported an employee tested positive for the virus. They had last worked on December 29.
  • In Mississauga, an employee at a FreshCo at 6040 Glen Erin Drive tested positive for COVID-19 and had last worked on December 28.
  • In Brampton, an employee at a FreshCo at 380 Bovaird Drive East reported testing positive for COVID-19 and had last worked on December 24.
  • On January 5, a FreshCo employee at 2440 Dundas Street West reported testing positive for the virus and had last worked on December 31.
  • That same day, a FreshCo at 1255 McCowan Road in Scarborough reported an employee testing positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on January 1.
  • In Thornhill, a FreshCo at 800 Steeles Avenue West reported an employee testing positive for the virus on January 5. They had last worked on December 28. The same location reported another employee on January 5 testing positive, and they had last worked on December 26.
  • On January 6, a FreshCo employee at 2440 Dundas Street West reported testing positive for the virus and had last worked on January 2.
  • In Scarborough, a FreshCo location, 2490 Gerrard Street East, reported one of their employees testing positive for coronavirus on January 7. They had last worked on January 4.
  • In Toronto, a FreshCo at 2440 Dundas Street West reported an employee testing positive for the virus on January 7. They had last worked on December 30.

Real Canadian Superstore

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • On January 5, a Real Canadian Superstore at 51 Gerry Fitzgerald Drive in Toronto reported two employees testing positive on a presumptive test for COVID-19. They had last worked on December 26 and 27.
  • On January 6, in Brampton, a Real Canadian Superstore at 85 Steeles Avenue West reported an employee testing positive on a presumptive test for COVID-19. They had last worked on January 2.
  • On January 7, a Real Canadian Superstore located at 2549 Weston Road reported two employees testing positive on a presumptive test for the virus. The last day they worked was on December 29 and December 31.

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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