Toronto Shoppers Drug Mart employees test positive for COVID-19

Nov 13 2020, 11:22 am

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

According to Loblaw Ltd., on November 13, two separate Shoppers Drug Mart locations reported COVID-19 cases in over 24 hours.

An employee at a Shoppers Drug Mart located at 3975 Jane Street in North York tested positive on a presumptive test for COVID-19. They had last worked on November 9.

That same day, an employee at a Shoppers Drug Mart located at 1735 Kipling Avenue in Toronto’s west end tested positive on a presumptive test. They had last worked on November 7.

Loblaw company also reported several cases in grocery stores across the GTA, including other grocers such as Metro and Sobeys.

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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