Confirmed cases of coronavirus in grocery stores and the LCBO in Toronto this week

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Several grocery stores in and around the Toronto area may disclose cases of employees testing positive for COVID-19.We consolidate this information every week so that by the start of the weekend you know which places have seen recent cases and if there are any closures you should be aware of.

Here are the updates on confirmed cases of coronavirus reported in grocery stores between October 26 and October 30:

LCBO

  • On October 26, an employee at 785 Milner Avenue in Scarborough tested positive for the virus. They had worked for the last time on October 18.

LCBO customers are required to wear a face mask or face shield when shopping in any city or town where municipal regulations or ordinances have made it mandatory – including Toronto.

The company says it will continue to put the health and well-being of its employees first and that safety measures are in place, including cleaning and disinfection, in-store promotion of physical distancing and policies. HR in favor of the staff.

Loblaws

  • According to Loblaws’ Daily Coronavirus Update, on Tuesday, October 27, a Loblaws location at 11 Redway Road in Toronto reported an employee testing positive for COVID-19. The last day they worked was October 22.
  • On October 29, a Loblaws facility at 10909 Yonge Street in Richmond Hill reported an employee testing positive for coronavirus. The last day they worked was October 25.
  • On October 30, a member of a Loblaws team, located at 3501 Yonge Street, tested positive for COVID-19. The employee’s last day of work was October 20.

Fortinos

  • A Fortinos location in Brampton at 35 Worthington Avenue reported a positive case among one of its employees and last worked on October 22.
  • On October 26, another Fortinos site in Brampton, this time at 55 Mountainash Drive, reported that an employee had tested positive for the virus. They had worked for the last time on October 18.
  • On October 28, a Fortinos location at 3940 Highway 7 in Vaughan reported an employee testing positive for COVID-19. The last day they worked was October 19.

No frills

  • An employee of Dino’s No Frills, located at 680 Silver Creek Boulevard, tested positive for coronavirus on October 24. They had last worked on October 14.
  • Two employees of Enzo’s No Frills, located at 325 Yonge Street in Richmond Hill, also tested positive for the virus on October 24. The last days they worked were October 18-19.
  • On October 25, Mike’s No Frills, located at 295 Queen Street East in Brampton, reported that a member of the team had tested positive and that the last day of work was October 20.
  • Carlo’s No Frills, located at 1591 Wilson Avenue, reported on October 25 that two members of the team had tested positive for the virus. Employees last worked on October 19 and 20.
  • On October 25, an employee of VanSpall’s No Frills, located at 9305 Markham Road in Markham, also tested positive for the coronavirus. They had worked for the last time on October 18.
  • Dave and Charlotte’s No Frills, located at 70 Island Road in Scarborough, a member of the team tested positive for coronavirus and last worked on October 20.
  • In Richmond Hill, Enzo’s No Frills at 9325 Yonge Street, also reported that three employees had tested positive for the virus. The last day of work for all team members was October 18, 19 and 23.

Metro

  • On October 23, an employee at the distribution center at 5559 Dundas Street West, also tested positive for the virus and last worked on October 18.
  • The next day, the same distribution center reported another case. The employee’s last day of work was October 21.
  • On October 28, the subway distribution center, 5559 Dundas Street West, reported two employees who tested positive for the coronavirus. The last working day for the employees was October 22 and 25, respectively.

Food bases

  • On October 21, a Food Basics site in Toronto, 830 Lansdowne Road, also reported two employees who tested positive for the virus. The last days of work were October 17th and 18th.
  • A Food Basics store, 900 Albion Road, reported a positive case of an employee. They had worked for the last time on October 24.

Sobeys

  • Sobeys also reported a positive case on October 24 in one of its employees at a FreshCo location at 10615 Bramalea Road in Brampton. The employee’s last day of work was October 19.
  • A Sobeys employee located at 840 Dupont Street in Toronto has tested positive for the virus. The employee had last worked on October 22.

Metro has already shared coronavirus cases in places such as Parkway Mall, West Queen West, Bloor and Spadina, College and Shaw, the cold chain distribution center, and more.

“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.

In the interest of transparency, Loblaws regularly updates its coronavirus cases in stores by province over the past 15 days, as well as Sobey’s for 14 days.

“In addition, we have required our staff and customers to wear masks at Extra Foods, Fortinos, Maxi, No Frills, Real Canadian Superstores and T&T stores across Canada,” Loblaws said.

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