Metro and Fortinos employees test positive for COVID-19

Dec 1 2020, 6:35 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 a COVID-19 case over the last week in the city’s west end.

On November 27, an employee at Metro’s Humber Bay Park location tested positive for COVID-19. The staff member at 2208 Lakeshore Boulevard West in Etobicoke had last worked on November 24.

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Several Loblaws locations also reported cases across Toronto and the GTA in the last 24 hours.

On December 1, an employee at the Real Canadian Superstore, 85 Steeles Avenue West in Brampton, reported positive on a presumptive test for the virus. They had last worked on November 23.

Another Real Canadian Superstore, this time in Mississauga, reported two employees testing positive on a presumptive test for COVID-19. The employee at the 3045 Mavis Road location had last worked on November 19 and 23.

An employee at Davidson’s Valu-mart at 985 Woodbine Avenue also reported testing positive on a presumptive test for the virus. The last day they had worked was on November 23.

In Brampton, an employee at a Fortinos location, 55 Mountainash Road, tested positive on a presumptive test for COVID-19. The last day they worked was on November 23.

An employee at Durante’s No Frills has also tested positive on a presumptive test for COVID-19. The employee at the 1 York Gate Boulevard location tested positive for November 23.

Metro has previously shared multiple coronavirus cases at 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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