Toronto area Shoppers Drug Mart employees test positive for COVID-19

Oct 21 2020, 9:33 am

Two Shoppers Drug Mart locations in Toronto and the GTA have reported several COVID-19 cases among their staff as of October 20.

According to Loblaws Ltd., on Wednesday, the company reported that two employees have tested positive for the virus in Woodbridge and Toronto.

An employee at the Shoppers Drug Mart location at 4000 Highway 7 in Woodbridge reported a positive case among one of its employees. The employee had last worked on October 19.

The next day, on October 21, an employee at the Shoppers Drug Mart location at 523 St. Clair Avenue West reported an employee had tested positive for COVID-19. The employee had last worked on October 18.

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Other grocers such as No Frills, Loblaws, and Metro have also reported cases of COVID-19 in employees this week and over 20 the week before.

In an effort for transparency, Loblaws regularly updates their coronavirus cases in stores by province within the last 15 days.

“In addition, we have mandated that our staff and customers wear masks in Extra Foods, Fortinos, Maxi, No Frills, Real Canadian Superstores and T&T stores across Canada,” said Loblaws.

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