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Canada Post Says Customers 'Should Expect Delays' After COVID-19 Outbreak This Month

182 employees have tested positive at one facility since Jan. 1.
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Canada Post Says Customers 'Should Expect Delays' After COVID-19 Outbreak This Month

If you've ordered something from Canada Post, you may experience some delays. 

The facility in Mississauga has revealed that 182 people have tested positive for COVID-19 since January 1. 

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182 Canada post employees that tested positive at Mississauga facility 

While the plant continues to operate at this time, delays are to be expected. 

"We continue to process heavy incoming parcel volumes, however customers should expect delays," a spokesperson for Canada Post told Narcity in an email. 

"The facility in Mississauga is central to our entire national delivery and processing network. The plant continues to operate," the statement adds. 

The company continues to test employees on a voluntary basis at their Dixie Road facility since discovering the outbreak. 

The company initially reported 121 confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, but after further testing, that number has now risen to 182.*

Physical-distancing, mandatory mask coverings and other safety measures are being enforced during this time. 

The company is also working with Peel Public Health to continue COVID-19 testing into next week. 

*This article has been updated. 

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