Mississauga McDonald’s closes after positive coronavirus case

Oct 8 2020, 1:24 pm

Another McDonald’s employee has tested positive for COVID-19 this week and the Mississauga location has decided to shut down for cleaning.

On October 7, McDonald’s was made aware of a positive COVID-19 test result from an employee at their 377 Burnhamthorpe Road East location in Mississauga, according to a spokesperson for the fast-food chain.

The employee had last worked on September 29 from 5 pm to 11 pm.

To ensure the safety and wellbeing of customers and employees, the restaurant was shut down for a thorough cleaning and sanitization.

“We are working to ensure we reopen safely,  as we know our guests depend on their local McDonald’s and we are committed to doing our part to help our communities,” said McDonald’s Canada.

Those who have may have been in close contact with the employee have been asked to self-quarantine until more information is available.

Last week, an employee at a North York McDonald’s had also tested positive for COVID-19, pushing the restaurant to shut down for thorough cleaning.

The employee had last worked on September 22 from 3 pm to 8 pm.

McDonald’s is asking any guest who may have visited the restaurant on September 29, to take directions from Ontario Public Health Services officials from their website.

“Maintaining the health and well-being of our crew and guests is our top priority, and we will continue to monitor and adapt measures, where necessary,” said McDonald’s.

“We continue to work with local health authorities to support our people and our guests, and look forward to getting back to serving our community as soon as we can.”

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