Toronto area Shoppers Drug Mart employees report testing positive for COVID-19

Jan 22 2021, 11:18 am

Six Toronto area Shoppers Drug Mart employees have reported testing positive for COVID-19 on Friday morning.

According to the Loblaws COVID-19 tracker, three employees at the 2528 Bayview Avenue location have tested positive on presumptive tests for COVID-19. Two of the test-positive employees last worked on January 8. The third employee was last in-store on January 9.

At the 1235 McCowan Road location, an employee tested positive on a presumptive test for COVID-19. They had last worked on January 19.

Another Scarborough location, 1780 Markham Road, also reported an employee testing positive on a presumptive test for the virus and had last worked on January 19.

At 2901 Bayview Avenue, an employee reported testing positive on a presumptive test for COVID-19 and had last worked on January 9.

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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