Toronto area LCBO employees test positive for COVID-19

Dec 21 2020, 7:49 am

Three LCBO employees in Toronto and the GTA have reported testing positive for COVID-19 over the past weekend.

According to the LCBO, on December 18, a team member at an LCBO store in Richmond Hill, 8783 Yonge Street, has tested positive for COVID-19. The last shift they had worked was on December 12.

On December 19, an LCBO employee in Toronto, 272 Queen Street West, tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on December 16.

“This location has undergone a deep cleaning and is open for regular business hours today,” said the LCBO.

The next day, on December 20, an employee at an LCBO location in Richmond Hill, 8783 Yonge Street, has tested positive for the virus and had last worked on December 15.

According to the liquor board, this is further to LCBO’s media advisory on December 18, informing of a previously confirmed case.

“This general notice is being provided out of transparency. Should we receive any Public Health direction or guidance, we will act immediately and accordingly,” said the LCBO in a release.

“The LCBO has several measures to keep employees and customers safe, including regular cleaning and sanitization, and in-store measures that promote physical distancing.”