Multiple Shoppers Drug Mart Staff In Ontario Test Positive For COVID-19 Since Last Week
Nearly 20 locations have been affected.
As Ontario continues to report record-breaking new case numbers of COVID-19, frontline workers are being affected.
As of Tuesday,reported that over a dozen of its employees tested positive for the disease since last week.
These cases occurred in multiple locations across the province and were reported between October 25, 2020, and November 3, 2020.
Shoppers Drug Mart employees with COVID-19
The company keeps an updated list of all their confirmed in-store cases.
In total, Loblaw Companies Ltd. reported that over 30 of its employees had become infected with the disease over the past week.
Some additional locations include Loblaws, No Frills and Fortinos.
"Given the important role we play in our communities, we are prepared for all possible situations, including a positive test for COVID-19 in our stores," the company stated on its website.
"In these cases, we work closely with public health and follow their guidance to ensure proper notification of close contacts and required cleaning and sanitization in our stores," it added.