“We strongly urge all customers to follow this example and immediately notify the CF and AHS in the event that a CF Chinook Center employee, contractor or guest is confirmed or suspected to have COVID-19.
A spokesperson for Cadillac Fairview, which owns the mall, confirmed in an emailed statement that there were two confirmed cases at store premises, but did not say whether the cases involved buyers or employees.
The company said the mall has implemented improved cleaning measures, physical distancing and increased the number of hand sanitizer stations in response to the pandemic.
An Alberta Health spokesperson said an outbreak in a facility like a shopping mall is declared if there is evidence of linked transmission from five or more cases of COVID-19 with common exposure.
Alberta Health said officials were conducting contact tracing and anyone at risk of exposure was contacted, isolated and tested.