GTA Shoppers Drug Mart employees test positive for COVID-19

Nov 12 2020, 9:39 am

More Shoppers Drug Mart locations in Toronto and the GTA have reported COVID-19 cases among their staff this week.

According to Loblaws Ltd. on November 12, an employee at a Shoppers Drug Mart location at 629 Markham Road in Scarborough tested positive on a presumptive test for COVID-19. The last day they had worked was on November 9

North of Toronto, an employee at a Shoppers Drug Mart in Richmond Hill, 8865 Yonge Street, tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on November 7.

Earlier this week, several separate Shoppers Drug Mart locations reported cases among their staff members across Toronto and the GTA.

In an effort for transparency Loblaws regularly updates their coronavirus cases reported in stores by province within the last 15 days.

“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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