Brandon gas bar employee tests positive for COVID-19
WINNIPEG -- A gas bar employee in Brandon, Man., has tested positive for COVID-19.
Sobeys announced on its website on Wednesday that the employee works at the Safeway Gas Bar located on 18th Street N in Brandon. Their last day at work was April 30, according to the post.
In a written statement to CTV News Winnipeg, Sobeys said the gas bar location is currently open and is following public health approved cleaning, hygiene, and operations.
"We are limiting the number of people in our kiosk to ensure physical distancing, maintaining rigorous cleaning and sanitization protocols, including cleaning all high-touch surfaces frequently such as fuel pumps and pin pads, and our teammates are washing their hands every 15-minutes," Violet MacLeod, lead communications and public affairs for Sobeys, told CTV News in an email.
"We have been in touch with our teammate to ensure they are well cared for and supported throughout their recovery."
MacLeod said Sobeys has posted a list of COVID-19 cases in its stores confirmed by public health. According to this list, there have been no other COVID-19 cases at a Sobeys-owned store in Manitoba.