Over 10 Toronto area McDonald's employees test positive for COVID-19

Apr 19 2021, 9:02 am

McDonald’s Canada has updated its COVID-19 advisory page and has listed a number of employee-positive cases within the last week.

According to the fast-food company’s page, 12 McDonald’s locations have reported at least one of their employees testing positive for the virus:

  • On April 11, two employees at the 6170 Bathurst Street location were reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on April 6 and April 8.
  • On April 11, an employee at the 4435 Kingston Road location in Scarborough was reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on April 7.
  • On April 11, an employee at the 3510 Derry Road East location in Mississauga was reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on April 7.
  • On April 13, an employee at the 4435 Kingston Road location in Scarborough was reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on April 8.
  • On April 13, an employee at the 1185 Dupont Street location was reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on April 9.
  • On April 14, an employee at the 344 Queen Street East location was reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on April 12.
  • On April 15, an employee at the 1831 Finch Avenue West location was reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on April 11.
  • On April 15, an employee at the 630 Keele Street location was reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on April 10.
  • On April 15, an employee at the 6130 Highway 7 location in Vaughan was reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on April 12.
  • On April 16, an employee at the 1305 Lawrence Avenue West location was reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on April 12.
  • On April 16, an employee at the 372 Main Street North location in Brampton was reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on April 11.
  • On April 17, an employee at the 5636 Glen Erin Drive location in Mississauga was reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on April 14.
  • On April 17, an employee at the 235 Castle Oaks Crossing location in Brampton was reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on April 14.

Anyone who visited an affected McDonald’s is asked to take directions from Ontario Public Health.

“While continuing to operate in line with guidance from public health authorities and all levels of government, we remain committed to the safety of the communities we serve in order to meet the needs of the many Canadians who rely on us for food and beverages,” said the restaurant on its website.

McDonald’s Canada says their restaurants have implemented enhanced safety measures, including having hand sanitizer dispensers available, keeping high-touch surfaces and tables sanitized, and making masks mandatory for all staff.

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