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Two Shoppers, two Loblaws employees confirmed positive for COVID-19 over past week

In total, there have been four confirmed cases of the virus among Loblaw Companies Limited employees in and around Ottawa over the past week.
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Photo: Shoppers Drug Mart

Over the past week, five employees at Loblaw Companies stores in and around the city have tested positive for COVID-19.

According to Loblaw Companies Limited, the latest case was confirmed Friday at the Loblaws located at 296 Bank St. in Centretown. 

Two cases of the virus among employees were also confirmed on Thursday — one in the city’s west end again, and the other in Almonte.

Among the positive cases was an employee who works at the Shoppers Drug Mart at 1642 Merivale Rd. near Viewmount Drive.

The employee last worked on March 28.

The other case involved another Shoppers Drug Mart employee — this time at 376 Ottawa St. near Peterson Street in Almonte.

March 25 was the last day of work for the Almonte employee.

The preceding case was confirmed on March 31 at the Loblaws at 1980 Baseline Rd. near Algonquin College.

The last day the employee had worked was on March 26.

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