No Frills and Loblaws employees test positive for COVID-19

Dec 2 2020, 5:38 pm

Six Toronto and GTA grocery stores have reported positive COVID-19 cases among staff in 24 hours, as Ontario continues to see record-breaking numbers.

Daily, Loblaws updates its COVID-19 advisory page and lists affected stores throughout the regions.

On December 2, an employee at Marc’s No Frills tested positive on a presumptive test for the virus. The employee at 925 Rathburn Road location in Mississauga had last worked on November 25.

In Vaughan, an employee at Joe Fresh Vaughan Mills, 1 Bass Pro Mills Drive, tested positive on a presumptive test for COVID-19. The last day the employee had worked was on November 22.

An employee at Loblaws, 650 Dupont Street, reported testing positive on a presumptive test for the virus. The last day they worked was on November 26.

Another Loblaws employee, this time at 10 Lower Jarvis Street, reported testing positive on a presumptive test for COVID-19. The last day they worked was November 22.

In the city’s east end, an employee at Rod & Joe’s No Frills, 2471 Kingston Road in Scarborough, tested positive on a presumptive test for the virus. The last day the team member had worked was November 23.

In Toronto, an employee at Matt’s No Frills, 449 Parliament Street, tested positive on a presumptive test. The last day they worked was on November 30.

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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