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Second employee at Zehrs in Orillia tests positive for COVID-19

New cases include Barrie location on Cundles Road East as well as Coldwater Road store in Orillia

Loblaw Companies Ltd. has confirmed there are two new COVID-19 cases in the region at stores in Barrie and Orillia. 

At the Coldwater Road store in Orillia, a positive presumptive case was reported on the company's website Dec. 27. The last day that employee worked was Dec. 18.

The recent Orillia case follows an earlier positive case from Dec. 10. That employee last worked Dec. 7. 

Loblaws says that a Zehrs employee at their Cundles Road East location in Barrie tested positive on a presumptive test for the virus. The last day the person worked at the local store was Dec. 26.

Other recent cases at Loblaws stores in the area include Loblaws at 472 Bayfield St., in Barrie. That case was reported Dec. 8 and the employee who tested positive last worked Dec. 4.

The Collingwood Loblaws store has conducted "deep cleans" after six employees tested positive for COVID-19 between late November and Dec. 7.


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Shawn Gibson

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Shawn Gibson is a staff writer based in Barrie
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