Two Mississauga grocery stores confirm COVID-19 cases in employees
Published May 5, 2020 at 9:13 pm
Two employees at two different grocery stores in Mississauga have tested positive for COVID-19.
Metro recently confirmed that an employee at the brand’s Marché Adonis store, located at 1240 Eglington Ave. W., tested positive for the virus.
According to Metro’s website, the employee’s last day of work was April 23.
Metro says the brand was notified of the positive test result on May 3.
Sobeys also announced a recent COVID-19 diagnosis.
According to Sobeys’ website, an employee at one of its Mississauga locations recently tested positive for COVID-19. The employee works at the company’s 5602 Tenth Line West location.
Sobeys says the employee has not been at work since April 26.
The brand announced the case on May 4.
Both Sobeys and Metro announce positive cases on their websites on a regular basis.
“We will always contact and follow the guidance of Public Health to ensure the safety of our teammates and customers whenever we are made aware of a confirmed case of COVID-19 in one of our food stores or distribution centres,” Metro says on its website.
“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. 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.”
Sobeys has a similar message for staff members and shoppers.
“We will always follow the guidance of Public Health to support our teammates who are impacted by COVID-19…Out of respect for our teammates and their confidentiality, we will never release any personal information about our people,” Sobeys writes on its website.
“We will always do everything we can to support our teammates and ensure their safety. Where required, we will communicate with customers who have shopped in the impacted location, with store signage, outlining our steps to manage the situation.”insauga's Editorial Standards and Policies