Toronto grocery store worker tests positive for coronavirus


A worker at a Toronto grocery store tested positive for COVID-19 last week as Metro continues to update cases found in its Ontario stores.According to Metro, the store was notified of the positive COVID-19 test on August 18 from its Metro location in Yonge and Eglinton at 2300 Yonge Street.

The employee’s last shift was August 14.

Just this week, a positive test was found at the company’s Hamilton Metro site on August 17.

A Food Basics in Scarborough has already seen three confirmed cases in August alone.

Metro has regularly updated and disclosed cases of the virus over the past few months, listing locations such as Parkway Mall, West Queen West, Bloor and Spadina, College and Shaw, the cold chain distribution center, etc.

“We will always contact and follow the advice of Public Health to ensure the safety of our teammates and customers whenever we are notified of a confirmed case of COVID-19 at one of our grocery stores or distribution centers. Says the Metro website.

The grocer says his online tracking tool is always updated in an effort to keep the public up to date with confirmed cases in Ontario.


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