Two more Loblaws employees in Kamloops have tested positive for COVID-19.
In an online update posted to its website, the company advised that two workers from its Real Canadian Superstore at Columbia Street and McGill Road in Sahali tested positive for the virus.
The last days the employees worked were Feb. 7 and Feb. 13.
The notice was issued on Feb. 18.
Loblaws keeps a list of COVID-19 exposures detected in all its stores, which can be found here: https://www.loblaw.ca/en/covid-19.
Outbreak at Merritt seniors’ home
An outbreak declared at a privately operated long-term care and assisted-living residence in Merritt has not grown since being declared by Interior Health on Thursday, Feb. 18.
One resident tested positive for COVID-19 and all staff and residents in close contact with the individual are in self-isolation and monitoring for symptoms, according to Interior Health.
Testing is underway for all residents and staff.
The Florentine has 38 assisted-living beds and 24 long-term care beds. The site has implemented outbreak measures, including additional infection control and preventive actions, such as barring all visits, except for end of life, until the outbreak is declared over.