Toronto grocery store employee test positive for coronavirus

Aug 20 2020, 6:05 am

A Toronto grocery store employee has tested positive for COVID-19 this past week as Metro continues to update cases found in its Ontario stores.

According to Metro, the store was notified of the positive COVID-19 test on August 18 from their Metro location at Yonge and Eglinton on 2300 Yonge Street.

The employee’s last shift was on August 14.

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Just this week, a positive tests has found at the company’s Metro location in Hamilton on August 17.

A Food Basics in Scarborough has already seen three confirmed cases in the month of August alone.

Metro has consistently updated and disclosed cases of the virus for the past few months, listing locations including Parkway Mall, West Queen West, Bloor and Spadina, College and Shaw, The Cold Chain Produce Distribution Centre, and more.

“We will always contact and follow the guidance of Public Health to ensure the safety of our teammates and customers whenever we are made aware of a confirmed case of COVID-19 in one of our food stores or distribution centres,” reads Metro’s website.

The grocer says its online tracker is always being updated in an effort to keep the public aware of where cases have been confirmed in Ontario.

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