Loblaws and No Frills employees test positive for COVID-19

Nov 20 2020, 4:39 pm

More Toronto and GTA grocery stores have reported positive COVID-19 cases among staff as Ontario continues to see a spike in numbers.

Metro reported several COVID-19 cases over the last few days.

On November 18, an employee at the Metro Bayview & Eglinton location at 656 Eglinton Avenue East tested positive for COVID-19.

They had last worked on November 17.

That same day, Metro Lloyd Manor reported an employee testing positive for the virus. The last day the employee worked at the 201 Lloyd Manor Road location was on November 13.

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Two Loblaws locations across Toronto and the GTA also reported positive cases in over 24 hours.

On November 20, an employee at a Loblaws location, 200 Bullock Drive in Markham, reported testing positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on November 16.

That same day, an employee at Dave & Annette’s No Frills, 7075 Markham Road, tested positive for the virus. They had last worked on November 16.

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Metro has previously shared multiple coronavirus cases at locations including Parkway Mall, West 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 within 14 days.

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