Brampton Shoppers Drug Mart employees test positive for COVID-19

Feb 8 2021, 1:33 pm

Nine Shoppers Drug Mart locations in Toronto have reported COVID-19 cases among their staff on Monday and over the past weekend.

According to parent company Loblaws Ltd., on February 3, the 1597 Wilson Avenue location reported an employee testing positive on a presumptive test for COVID-19. They had last worked on January 26.

The same day, an employee at the 415 The Westway location was reported to have tested positive on a presumptive test for COVID-19. They had last worked on January 29.

On February 6, an employee at the 70 Eglinton Square Boulevard location was reported by the store to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on February 2.

In Vaughan, on February 6, an employee at the 9980 Dufferin Street location was reported to have tested positive on a presumptive test for COVID-19. They had last worked on January 31.

On February 6, an employee at the 520 Charolais Boulevard location in Brampton reported testing positive on a presumptive test for COVID-19. They had last worked on February 2.

On February 7, an employee at the 9200 Weston Road location was reported to have tested positive on a presumptive test for COVID-19. They had last worked in-store on January 29.

On February 7, another Brampton location, this time at 1 Kennedy Road South, reported an employee testing positive on a presumptive test for COVID-19. They had last worked in-store on February 1.

On February 8, an employee at the 1115 Lodestar Road location reported testing positive on a presumptive test for COVID-19. They had last worked on February 4.

In North York, an employee at the 2550 Finch Avenue West location was reported to have tested positive on a presumptive test for the virus and had last worked on February 2.

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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