More Toronto-area grocery stores report positive cases of coronavirus


Three other grocery stores in and around Toronto have reported positive COVID-19 tests as cases continue to rise across the province.In Loblaw’s daily coronavirus update, three grocery stores reported multiple cases among their employees on October 15.

A Fortinos site at 3940 Highway 7 in Vaughan has reported a single case of an employee who tested positive for the virus.

The employee had last worked on October 11.

In North York, a Real Canadian Superstore store at 825 Don Mills Road reported three employees who received positive results.

The last day of work for the employees was October 9-10.

A second Fortinos location, this time in Brampton at 35 Worthington Avenue, also reported several cases unrelated to Vaughan’s location.

Two members of the grocery store team said they tested positive for the coronavirus and last worked on October 3 and 8.


In the interest of transparency, Loblaws regularly updates its coronavirus cases in stores by province over the past 15 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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