Loblaw Companies Ltd. has announced another new COVID-19 case at one of its Burnaby stores in the Metrotown area.
The company reported a “team member” at its Wholesale Club store at 5335 Kingsway in Burnaby recently tested positive.
The last day the person worked at the Burnaby store was on Dec. 5, according the company. This follows another worker at the Wholesale Club testing positive in November.
Loblaw has also reported a worker at the Real Canadian Superstore in Metropolis at Metrotown testing positive. The last day the team member worked was on Dec. 1, according to a posting on the company’s COVID-19 tracking page.
Loblaw has said it has detailed plans in place when such cases are discovered. They include public notifications on its tracker site and extensive cleaning measures being put into place, as well as the employee in question being isolated.
This news follows a staff member working this same Superstore outlet testing positive near the end of November.
Loblaw also recently reported that its Shoppers Drug Mart outlet at 7155 Kingsway in the Highgate Shopping Village had seen a positive case with a staff member.
The “team member” last worked at this location on Nov. 29. This location also saw a staff member test positive earlier in November.
Another grocer in Metropolis at Metrotown, T&T, has reported multiple recent COVID-19 cases in staff. The company posted a notification about a front-end worker testing positive on Nov. 30.
This follows a backroom worker in Burnaby being flagged for a positive COVID-19 test on Nov. 30, and last working at the store on Nov. 26.