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

Apr 8 2021, 2:18 pm

In the span of three days, four separate Shoppers Drug Mart locations scattered across the Toronto area have reported positive COVID-19 cases amongst employees.

According to parent company Loblaws Ltd., five employees from four locations in the GTA have tested positive for COVID-19 between April 6 to April 8:

  • On April 6, two employees at the 160 Main Street South location in Brampton tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on March 28 and April 1, respectively.
  • On April 7, an employee at the 70 Eglinton Square Boulevard location tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on March 30.
  • On April 7, an employee at the 1859 Leslie Street location tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on April 4.
  • On April 8, an employee at the 6579 Highway 7 East location in Markham tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on April 4.

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

“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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