It's been confirmed that an employee at a Toronto IKEA has tested positive for COVID-19.

The popular home furnishing store revealed to Narcity in an email that an employee at their North York location was confirmed positive on October 1. 

According to their statement, the last shift that the staff memeber worked was on September 20.

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On October 1st, IKEA Canada learned that a co-worker at our IKEA North York store has tested positive for COVID-19.

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According to IKEA, there is no believed link between another positive case that was reported at the store on September 24, a few days after the employee's final shift.

"At this time, we are currently unaware of any link or direct contact between this individual and the positive case reported on September 24," said the email.

A spokesperson for IKEA Canada told Narcity that all co-workers who may have potentially come into contact with the disease have been traced and are self-isolating. 

The location has also contacted "all customers who may have come into contact with the co-worker", and are following the advice of Public Health. 

The store has already done a deep clean of the space, and the location remains open at this time. 

 
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