An employee at Duncan’s Real Canadian Superstore has tested positive for COVID-19. (Don Bodger/Black Press)

An employee at Duncan’s Real Canadian Superstore has tested positive for COVID-19. (Don Bodger/Black Press)

Cowichan Superstore employee tests positive for COVID-19

Reports of an employee of a local supermarket testing positive for Coronavirus have been confirmed.

“Yes, one of our team members from the Real Canadian Superstore [in] Duncan has recently tested positive for COVID-19,” said Loblaw Public Relations in an email Friday afternoon. “We have been working with the local public health team and have taken a number of steps to minimize risk, including increased sanitization protocols and enforcing social distancing practices in the store.”

The store has also arranged for additional cleaning.

“Team members who worked closely with this individual are now at home in self-isolation, monitoring for any symptoms.”

It’s believed, but not confirmed by official sources, that the employee last worked at the store on Jan. 2.

More to come as it becomes available

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