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Five grocery stores in Burnaby, plus T&Ts hit by new COVID-19 cases

One store has been shut down for 10 days

Several more workers at major grocery stores operating in Burnaby have tested positive for the COVID-19 in recent days, as well as the rest of Metro Vancouver and into the Fraser Valley.

In the latest cases, multiple workers at the Real Canadian Superstore at Metropolis at Metrotown have tested positive for COVID-19, with their last shifts worked on April 7 and 9. Another staff member also tested positive in recent weeks.

Another store, SuperValu in Greystone Village in North Burnaby, has been shut down for 10 days starting April 13 due to COVID-19, according to Fraser Health

Two different Safeway stores in Burnaby have seen recent coronavirus cases involving staff.

The latest is the Safeway in Burnaby Heights at 4440 Hastings St., with the worker’s last shift on April 5. Two cases at the Kensington Plaza Safeway store have also been reported so far in April, with the latest case being reported April 9 with the worker’s last shift being on April 1.

These cases follow recent cases involving staff at the Wholesale Club store on Kingsway in the Metrotown area.

Fraser Health has also issued a warning about a COVID-19 exposure at a Burnaby beauty salon. The health authority posted on its website a notification about First Hair and Beauty Studio, warning customers and staff who were at this location from March 23-25 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day. The business is located at 7639 – Sixth St. in the Edmonds neighbourhood.

T&T Supermarket is also reporting new cases at the following Metro Vancouver stores: 

  • Central City Store - #3000-10153 King George Blvd, Surrey: The last day the part-time associate worked was April 2
  • Osaka store in Park Royal, with the last day worked being April 3