Scarborough Shoppers Drug Mart employee tests positive for COVID-19

Mar 11 2021, 7:44 am

Three Shoppers Drug Mart locations in Toronto have reported COVID-19 cases among their staff the last two days, a decrease compared to prior weeks.

According to parent company Loblaws Ltd., on March 10, an employee at the 2901 Sheppard Avenue East location in Scarborough was reported to have tested positive on a presumptive test for COVID-19. They had last worked on February 27.

On March 11, an employee at the 1840 Eglinton Avenue West location was reported to have tested positive on a presumptive test for the virus. They had last worked on March 6.

The same day, an employee at the 579 Lakeshore Road East location in Mississauga was reported to have tested positive on a presumptive test for COVID-19. They had last worked on March 8.

Over the past weekend, Shoppers Drug Mart also reported fewer cases in the region.

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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