Mississauga Shoppers Drug Mart employees test positive for COVID-19

Mar 1 2021, 11:43 am

Seven Shoppers Drug Mart locations in Toronto have reported COVID-19 cases among their staff this week, a significant decrease compared to prior weeks.

According to parent company Loblaws Ltd., on February 27, a Shoppers Drug Mart at 8965 Chinguacousy Road in Brampton, reported an employee testing positive on a presumptive test for COVID-19. They had last worked on February 22.

The same day, an employee at the 1235 McCowan Road in Scarborough was reported to have tested positive on a presumptive test for COVID-19. They had last worked on February 23.

On February 27, an employee at 812 O’Connor Drive was reported to have tested positive on a presumptive test for the virus. They had last worked on February 21.

On February 28, an employee at the 160 Main Street South location in Brampton was reported to have tested positive on a presumptive test for the virus and had last worked on February 22.

The same day, an employee at the 180 Sandalwood Parkway location in Brampton was reported to have tested positive on a presumptive test for the virus. They had last worked on February 23.

On February 28, an employee at 2223 Bloor Street West was reported to have tested positive on a presumptive test for COVID-19. They had last worked on February 25.

On March 1, an employee at the 7070 Mclaughlin Road location was reported to have tested positive on a presumptive test for COVID-19. They had last worked on February 24.

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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