Yorkdale’s JOEY restaurant says employee has tested positive for COVID-19


JOEY Yorkdale says one of his employees has tested positive for COVID-19.JOEY confirms with 680News that the positive case is an offsite incident.

“We can confirm that this is an isolated case where the individual contracted it far from the restaurant,” said a spokesperson for the restaurant.

“No transmission was detected due to the many security protocols in place. The person last visited Yorkdale Mall on August 27, 2020. ”

The spokesperson said the restaurant was closed for 24 hours on Saturday, but has since reopened.

Meanwhile, the Yorkdale Foot Locker store is now temporarily closed after other employees test positive for COVID-19.

In an email to 680News, the store states: “ We are taking decisive action across the company to help protect our team members and are working with local, government and health officials to assess when we will reopen and safely return our team members to the job.

“The health and safety of our team members, customers and communities remain our top priority as we continue to make decisions during this unprecedented time.

This is the second time in as many weeks that Yorkdale’s Foot Locker has been forced to shut down due to a positive test.


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