Scarborough McDonald's employee tests positive for COVID-19

Apr 9 2021, 1:09 pm

McDonald’s Canada has updated its COVID-19 advisory page and has listed employee-positive cases in the span of three days.

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

On April 7, an employee at the 630 Keele Street location was reported testing positive for the virus and last worked on April 2.

On April 8, an employee at 3510 Derry Road East in Mississauga was reported testing positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on April 5.

On April 9, an employee at 808 York Mills Road in North York was reported to have tested positive for the virus and had last worked on April 5.

The same day, an employee at 3500 Major Mackenzie Drive West in Vaughan was reported to have tested positive for the virus and had last worked on April 4.

Again on April 9, an employee at the 2480 Gerrard Street East location in Scarborough, was reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on April 5.

Between March 26 and April 6, over 17 Toronto area locations reported positive cases among their staff.

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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