Another Hamilton grocery store employee tests positive for coronavirus

Sep 8 2020, 7:04 am

A grocery store employee in a Hamilton location tested positive for COVID-19 last week as Metro continues to update cases in its stores.

According to Metro, the store was made aware of the positive COVID-19 test on September 3 from their Food Basics location at 724 Mohawk Road East.

The employee had last worked on August 14.

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This is Metro’s second positive case in their Hamilton locations, but first for Food Basics

A positive test has been found at the company’s Metro location in Hamilton on August 17.

In just a few months, Metro has previously shared cases of coronavirus 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.

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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