North York Shoppers Drug Mart employee tests positive for COVID-19

Jan 25 2021, 9:44 am

Six Toronto area Shoppers Drug Mart employees have reported testing positive for COVID-19 on Monday morning and over the past weekend.

On January 23, an employee at the 5998 Bathurst Street in North York tested positive on a presumptive test for COVID-19. They had last worked on January 15.

On January 24, an employee at the 1881 Steeles Avenue West location reported testing positive on a presumptive test for the virus and had last worked on January 16.

In Scarborough, that same day, an employee at the 2428 Eglinton Avenue East location tested positive on a presumptive test for the virus and had last worked on January 21.

Back in Toronto, on January 24, the 747 Don Mills Road location reported an employee testing positive on a presumptive test for the virus. They had last worked on January 19.

In Mississauga, an employee at the 3980 Grand Park Drive location reported testing positive on a presumptive test for COVID-19 and had last worked on January 21.

The next day, on January 25, an employee at the 1115 Lodestar Road Shoppers Drug Mart reported testing positive on a presumptive test for the virus. They had last worked in-store on January 20.

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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