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Foot Locker Employee At Yorkdale Mall Tests Positive For COVID-19

The store has closed but the mall will remain open.

One of Toronto's largest shopping centres has confirmed that a store is now closed for deep cleaning. A COVID-19 case at Yorkdale's Foot Locker was announced to mall staff in an internal notice on Thursday. However, the mall will be remaining open.

A spokesperson for Yorkdale Shopping Centre says that the store will remain closed "to allow for appropriate cleaning and sanitization."

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Mall management was notified yesterday by Foot [Locker] that an employee tested positive for COVID-19.


"Yorkdale operations has ensured a deep cleaning of all exterior surface areas in addition to frequent cleaning of all high-touch and high-traffic areas," said Lindsay.

Yorkdale Shopping Centre will continue to monitor the situation.

After temporarily closing to the public in March, Yorkdale began to gradually reopen its street-facing storefronts in May. 

The shopping centre fully reopened on June 24, equipped with sanitizing stations and frequent cleaning in high-traffic areas.