Two employees of Burlington grocery store test positive for COVID-19

Published May 5, 2021 at 7:14 pm

A pair of employees at a grocery store in Burlington have tested positive for COVID-19.

On Wednesday (May 5), management of the Fortinos located at 5111 New Street was notified that two employees have tested positive for the virus.

The last shifts the employees worked were on April 21, and May 2 respectively.

“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,” reads a statement from the parent company, Loblaw.

“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,” the statement continued.

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