McDonald’s Closes 2 Branches in Toronto and Etobicoke Due to COVID-19 Cases


McDonald’s of Canada says it has closed two of its branches in Toronto after employees tested positive for COVID-19.McDonald’s said an employee at their store at 1530 Albion Road in Etobicoke and another at their location at 2781 Dufferin Street in the Glen Park neighborhood confirmed on Oct. 9 that they had tested positive for the virus.

“Out of caution, the decision was made to immediately close the restaurant for a certified third-party cleaning and deep disinfection,” the fast food chain said in two separate statements.

McDonald’s says the Albion location employee last worked at the store on Oct. 3 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., while the Dufferin store employee last worked on October 7 3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Workers at both sites who may have been in close contact with these employees have been asked to quarantine themselves for an indefinite period.

Customers who may have visited either location during times when infected employees were present are urged to contact public health for further instructions.


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