Safeway employee in Vancouver tests positive for coronavirus

Oct 22 2020, 9:54 am

Sobeys Inc. has reported that an employee at a Safeway location in Vancouver has tested positive for COVID-19.

The food retailer confirmed that an employee who was working at the Safeway at 2315 West 4th Avenue in Kitsilano has tested positive.

This staff member last worked on October 18.

Sobeys Inc. outlines that after each case is reported, they ensure the store where the individual worked is deep cleaned and sanitized.

“Where required, we will communicate with customers who have shopped in the impacted location, with store signage, outlining our steps to manage the situation. Out of an abundance of caution, with each case that is reported, we will deep clean and sanitize the store location.”

The company also says it is working closely with public health officials to investigate the teammate’s known points of contact and recent shifts and will notify all employees who require self-isolation for two weeks.

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