Surrey Walmart employee tests positive for coronavirus

Apr 28 2020, 11:44 am

A Surrey Walmart employee has tested positive for COVID-19, according to the company.

In an email to Daily Hive,  Walmart Canada spokesperson Felicia Fefer confirmed an associate from the South Surrey Walmart (2355 160 Street) has tested positive for the virus. The employee last worked at the store on April 16.

Fefer says, “out of an abundance of caution” associates at the store who have been close, prolonged contact with the employee have been directed to self-isolate.

“We have regular enhanced cleaning in the store and other social distancing measures in place,” she said, adding that Walmart has contacted public health.

“We are keeping the associate in our thoughts and wish them a speedy recovery,” said Fefer. “Rest assured, we will continue to take measures necessary to ensure the well-being of our customers and associates.”