McDonald's employees test positive for COVID-19 in Toronto, Brampton, and Mississauga

Feb 1 2021, 7:48 am

Six McDonald’s employees in the Toronto area have tested positive for COVID-19, the company reported this past weekend.

On January 29, an employee at the 420 Highway 7 location in Richmond Hill, confirmed testing positive for COVID-19 and had last worked on January 27.

The same day, the 300 Steeles Avenue location in Thornhill reported an employee testing positive for the virus and had last worked on January 27, as well.

The next day, on January 30, the restaurant at 5636 Glen Erin Drive restaurant in Mississauga reported an employee testing positive for COVID-19. They had last worked on January 29.

On January 30, it was reported that an employee at the 6170 Bathurst Street location tested positive for COVID-19 and had last worked on January 25.

The same day, the 2365 Dundas Street West location reported an employee testing positive for COVID-19 and they had last worked on January 27.

On January 31, the restaurant at 2450 Queen Street East in Brampton reported an employee testing positive for the virus and had last worked on January 27.

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McDonald’s Canada

Last week, four employees in the GTA were reported to have tested positive for the virus in Scarborough, Markham, North York, and Toronto.

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

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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