COVID-19: two fast food workers in Calgary tested positive: McDonald’s – Calgary

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Two Calgary McDonald’s employees tested positive for COVID-19, according to a company statement released on Monday.

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McDonald’s said an employee of his 10-250 Shawville Blvd. Location and another of its 153 Walden Gate S.E. The restaurant “reported that it had tested positive for COVID-19” on Monday.

The Shawville employee completed his last shift on April 15 starting at 2 p.m. at 10 p.m.

The Walden employee completed his last shift on April 17 from 5 p.m. at 11 p.m.

“All crew members who may have been in close contact with the employee were asked to self-quarantine until further information is available,” the company said.

A note on the door of McDonald's at 153 Walden Gate S.E. in Calgary on April 20, 2020.

A note on the McDonald’s door at 153 Walden Gate S.E. in Calgary on April 20, 2020.


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McDonald’s said it had immediately closed its doors and that it would disinfect the two restaurants “as a precaution.”

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The fast food restaurants will reopen once Alberta’s health services have agreed to McDonald’s.

McDonald's at 10-250 Shawville Blvd. H.E. in Calgary pictured April 20, 2020.

McDonald’s at 10-250 Shawville Blvd. H.E. in Calgary pictured April 20, 2020.


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Alberta Health has stated that it will not comment on specific cases unless there is a risk to the public.

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“In cases like this, AHS takes immediate action to protect the health of everyone involved and limit the spread,” said Tom McMillan, assistant director of communications for Alberta Health, by email.

“All close contacts of a positive case that may have been exposed are directly contacted and asked to self-isolate. Anyone who has not been contacted is not at risk. “

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