October 22, 2021

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Food never sleeps

More employees at Longo’s, Sobeys, Food Basics, Metro, LCBO and other stores across Ontario testing positive for COVID-19. Here’s a list of locations impacted

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The COVID-19 pandemic is continuing in Ontario with a fourth wave imminent, according to public health and medical experts.

With the rise in cases in recent weeks also comes an increase in infections in grocery stores, restaurants and other locations.

Here’s a list of new COVID-19 cases in some of Ontario’s big name stores:

Sobeys

Sept. 8: New infection at Sobeys on 235 Ira Needles Blvd in Kitchener with last day worked being Sept. 6

Sept. 8: New infection at Sobeys on 20954 Dalton Rd, in Sutton, ON with last day worked being Sept. 3

Sept. 5: New infection at Sobeys on 1187 Fischer Hallman Road in Kitchener with last day worked being Sept. 1.

Sept. 4: New infection at Foodland at 239 St. Catharines Street in Smithville with last day worked being Aug. 30

Sept. 4: New infection at Sobeys at 130 Cedar Street in Cambridge with last day worked being Aug. 30

LCBO

Sept. 7: New infection at 1535 Highway A Port Perry with last day worked being Sept. 2

Sept. 4: New infection at 5035 Hurontario Street in Mississauga with last day worked being Sept. 1

Sept. 3: New infection at 1115 Lodestar Road in Toronto with last day worked being Aug. 28

Sept. 2: New infections at 10 Scrivener Square location in Toronto and 6975 Meadowvale Town Centre Circle in Mississauga with last day worked for each employee being Aug. 30

McDonald’s

Sept. 7: New case at 214 Talbot Street W, Leamington with last day worked being Sept. 4

Sept. 7: New case at 385 Ontario Street, St-Catharines, with last day worked being Aug. 30

Sept. 6: New case at 3354 Dougall Avenue, Windsor, ON with last day worked being Sept. 4

Sept. 4: New case at 411 St-Clair St, Chatham, ON with last day worked being Aug. 28

Sept. 2: New cases at 395 Bamburgh Circle, Scarborough,ON with last day worked being Aug. 28

Metro

Sept. 1: Confirmed case at Metro, 735 College St, Toronto with last day worked being Aug. 31

Sept. 1: Confirmed case at Distribution centre, 170 The West Mall, Etobicoke with last day worked being Aug. 30

Sept. 1: Confirmed case at Food Basics, 6770 McLeod Rd S, Niagara Falls with last day worked being Aug. 27.

“Out of respect and for confidentiality reasons, we will never release any personal information about persons who are infected. We will always do everything we can to support our teammates and ensure their safety, and the safety of our customers as well,” Metro said in a statement. “Where required, we will communicate with customers who have shopped in the impacted location to manage the situation. Out of an abundance of caution, with each case that is reported, we will deep clean and sanitize the location”

Longo’s

Sept. 8: New case at Ancaster location with employee’s last day of work being Aug. 28.

“Doing the right thing is part of the very fabric of our company. As a family-operated business, the wellbeing of our Team Members and our Guests is our number one priority. I want to personally emphasize that COVID-19 has our full, undivided attention,” said Longo’s president and CEO Anthony Longo in an online message. “We continue to monitor the situation closely and remain committed to ensuring every family has access to fresh food and essentials, especially in times of uncertainty, while keeping everyone safe and healthy.”

Farm Boy

Sept. 3: New infection at 1415 Beaverbrook Avenue in London, Ont. with last day worked being Sept. 2.

Loblaw Companies Ltd. made a change to its COVID-19 reporting policy this summer and, as a result, no longer makes cases in its stores public.

 

 

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