An employee of Dickie's No Frills in Newmarket has been confirmed positive with COVID-19.
The test was confirmed March 1 for the employee who last worked Feb. 17 at the Leslie Street grocery store, Loblaw Company is reporting on its website.
"Given the important role we play in our communities, we are prepared for all possible situations, including a positive test for COVID-19 in our stores. In these cases, we work closely with public health and follow their guidance to ensure proper notification of close contacts and required cleaning and sanitization in our stores," the grocer states.
Longo's on Green Lane in East Gwillimbury is also reporting an employee has tested positive for COVID-19.
The employee last worked Feb. 16 at the location that borders on East Gwillimbury and Newmarket.
The grocer posts confirmed COVID-19 cases for all "guest-facing" employees for 14 days after the last shift worked.
An additional case is being reported for the Richmond Hill Longo's location, for an employee who last worked Feb. 21.
"We want to assure you that our stores and team members have been operating under heightened preventive measures and in accordance with direction from public health to protect against the spread of COVID-19," states president Anthony Longo on Longo's website.
Other York Region grocery outlets reporting COVID-19 employee cases include: two cases at Anthony's No Frills on Centre Street in Vaughan, for employees who last worked Feb. 19 and Feb. 22; and two cases at Fortinos on Highway 27 in Vaughan, for employees who last worked Feb. 18 and Feb. 20.