Several more Toronto grocery store staff test positive for coronavirus

Jul 6 2020, 12:12 pm

Sobeys and Metro have disclosed several new employee cases of COVID-19 at local stores, both in Toronto and the surrounding area, according to the grocers’ online records.

There have been three new confirmed cases in Sobeys staff — two, who both last worked on June 28, at 125 The Queensway, and one, who last worked on June 20, at 930 North Park Drive in Brampton.

Additionally, Metro has confirmed two new cases at 2225 Erin Mills Parkway in Mississauga. Those employees last worked on June 27 and June 28.

Prior to these new case confirmations, Sobeys confirmed cases of the virus in Toronto at 3925 Jane Street and 1245 Dupont Street in the month of June.

Metro has disclosed several cases as well, at locations including Parkway Mall, , West Queen West, Bloor and Spadina, College and Shaw, The Cold Chain Produce Distribution Centre, The West Mall Distribution Centre, and others.

“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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