Two workers at Ripley's Aquarium in Toronto have tested positive for COVID-19.

The first case was confirmed on September 22, when a part-time employee became infected.

A second part-time worker tested positive on September 28.

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[Ripley's] can confirm that we have had two isolated cases where employees have tested positive for COVID 19.

Ripley's Aquarium

Both workers are self-isolating at home.

Parts of the aquarium have shut down for six days for deep cleaning. Other areas remain open to the public.

Since reopening in June, the attraction has only been allowing 15% of its usual capacity. It also stopped all on-site performances.

Visitors are required to wear masks at all times and maintain social distancing inside the aquarium.

Narcity has reached out to Ripley's for a statement on the matter.

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