A dozen employees have tested positive for COVID-19 at an Edmonton Walmart.

As of Tuesday morning, September 1, South Park Walmart Supercenter in southern Edmonton has recorded 12 cases of COVID-19 among staff. 

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The store is currently closed and will reopen in the coming days. 

Felicia Fefer, Manager of Corporate Affairs At Walmart Canada

Fefer told Narcity that close contacts of the employees have been told to self-isolate. 

The store will be conducting a "deep cleaning" procedure before it reopens. 

Policies such as mandatory mask-wearing, regular cleaning of work areas, temperature checks for staff will continue to curb the spread of COVID-19. 

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