Walmart confirms that one of its employees in the Kamloops store has tested positive for the Covid–19, whereas an employee of McDonald’s also has tested positive.
Mcdonald’s restaurant located in Fortune drive reported having been closed temporarily for sanitization and cleaning, as one of its employees tested positive for Covid–19.
It has been said by McDonald’s Canada that one of its employees at 661 Fortune Drive has tested positive on Friday, November 20, 2020. Another of its employee also reported that they are exposed to the virus and to be considered as positive.
To be cautious the management decided to close their branch and the contract has been given to the third party for sanitization and cleaning of their branch. After the cleaning and sanitization, the restaurant is now open for its consumers.
McDonald’s Canada has instructed their employees, who have been in contact with the person infected with the virus to self-isolate until further information is available. The last shift for the employees was on Nov. 14, from 5 a.m. to 8 a.m., and on Nov. 17, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
The company is advising to their consumers that the ones who visited the restaurant during these hours to take the advice from the BC Centre for Disease Control’s website at bccdc.ca.
McDonald’s management said that it is their foremost duty to take care of their employees and consumers and they also added that they will continue to do their duty in caring for the health and wellbeing of their employees and customers.
On the other hand, when the Mcdonalds restaurant was closed due to the virus, Walmart in Kamloops also closed their store as one of its employees tested positive for Covid–19, Director of Walmart, Adam Grachnik, told the media.
He added that they are committed to present the facts in front of the media about all the matters relating to Covid-19, as a responsible company for the welfare of their consumers.
Whereas the director also added that following the employees tested positive they are committed to following the SOPs regarding the Covid–19 in their stores, the measures include increased cleaning, well and temperature check of their employees, limiting the numbers of customers entering the store, dividers the cashier’s desks, and putting floor marking to encourage the customers to maintain social distancing.