T&T Supermarket to offer temperature controls to customers in most stores

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T&T supermarket announces that it will offer temperature controls to customers entering its stores starting Monday to protect buyers and employees from the new coronavirus.

“As we all know, fever is the most common symptom of COVID-19,” the grocery chain said in a Facebook article on Saturday.

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“In order to protect our customers and our staff, we will provide a temperature control service starting next Monday (April 20). “

In an email, T&T CEO Tina Lee said it was “voluntary service” starting on Monday in “most of our stores”.

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“Anyone with a fever will be asked to rest at home and contact their health care provider,” she said.

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T&T Supermarket was acquired by Loblaw Companies Ltd. in 2009 but remains independent. In an email, a Loblaw spokesperson said the company “has no similar plans at the moment.”










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T&T operates in three provinces: Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia.

Canadian grocery stores have taken steps to reduce the spread of the coronavirus since the outbreak of a global pandemic in March.

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Since they are considered essential companies, many have seen an increased demand for their products, and sometimes present ranges outside of locations.










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Measures that various stores across Canada have introduced include plexiglass shields at checkouts to protect cashiers; disinfectants for employees; wage increases for workers; and ask buyers to stay within six feet of each other while in stores.

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Some grocery stores have also set up a separate time to allow seniors to shop in the morning to make sure seniors are able to buy supplies in a less crowded environment.

As of the evening of April 18, there were over 33,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Canada, with 1,470 deaths.

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