More coronavirus cases confirmed at GTA Metro distribution centre and grocery store

Jun 18 2020, 7:44 am

Metro has disclosed that an eleventh employee of the grocer’s West Mall Distribution Centre, and a staff-member at a Toronto grocery store, have been diagnosed with COVID-19.

The affected employee from the 170 The West Mall distribution centre last worked on May 28, according to the grocer’s records.

The individual who works at Metro York Mills and Bayview, located at 291 York Mills Road, last worked on June 14.

Earlier this week, Metro disclosed that a seventh employee of the grocer’s Vickers Distribution Centre has been diagnosed with the illness, and a first case was also identified at the grocer’s Cold Chain Produce Distribution Centre, located at 5559 Dundas Street West.

Last week, an update to the disclosure list showed a confirmed case at the Metro located at College and Shaw as well.

Prior to these new updates, Metro has disclosed cases at: Parkway Mall; The West Mall distribution Centre; the West Queen West Metro; the Metro located at Bloor and Spadina; in Mississauga at 1240 Eglinton Avenue West; and in Oakville, at 1011 Upper Middle Road East.

“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.

The grocer says its online tracker is continually being updated in an effort to keep the public aware of where cases have been confirmed.

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