Markham grocery store employee tests positive for coronavirus

Sep 9 2020, 6:10 am

A grocery store employee in a Markham location tested positive for COVID-19 last week.

According to Metro, the store was notified of the positive COVID-19 test on September 6 from their Food Basics Markham location, 1220 Castlemore Avenue.

The employee’s last day of work was August 31.

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The grocer also announced another positive case among one of its employees at a Food Basics Hamilton store last week.

An employee at a Scarborough LCBO location also recently tested positive for COVID-19.

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.

Metro 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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