Toronto coronavirus cases disclosed at malls this week

Sep 11 2020, 7:28 am

Toronto malls and stores may disclose several positive COVID-19 cases in their premises by employees or customers as the weeks progress.

As Toronto businesses and restaurants begin welcoming customers back into their locations, establishments are disclosing instances of employees and customers having tested positive for COVID-19.

We’re gathering this information so that you are aware of which locations in the city have seen recent cases and if there are any closures to be aware of.

Here are the updates on confirmed cases of coronavirus between September 7 to 11:

Eaton Centre

  • According to a Cadillac Fairview spokesperson, mall management was alerted by Uniqlo that one of its shoppers had tested positive for COVID-19 and had been in their store.
  • In a letter to retail stores, obtained by Daily Hive, Cadillac Fairview confirms another client of an unrelated case of COVID-19 was reported in the premises at the Urban Planet location.

“The health and safety of our guests, clients and employees is our primary concern. Since the beginning of the pandemic we have put in place a number of additional measures, including physical distancing, use of PPE and increased cleaning of high touch point surfaces, all in an effort to help fight the spread of COVID-19,” said Cadillac Fairview.

As more and more COVID-19 cases are being found in a few Toronto malls and around the area, Toronto Public Health staff has announced that they will start looking into shopping malls and stores to ensure health requirements are being followed.

Toronto grocery stores and LCBO locations also disclose instances of employees having tested positive for COVID-19. That list can be found here.

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