Saskatoon McDonald’s shuts down for cleaning after employee contracts COVID-19

McDonald’s Canada says it has closed one of its Saskatoon restaurants for cleaning after one of its employees tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday.

According to the company, the employee works at the McDonald’s at 920 Centennial Blvd.

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The person worked their last shift on Oct. 31, from 11 p.m. to 7 a.m., says McDonald’s Canada.

“Out of an abundance of caution, the decision was made to immediately shut down the restaurant for a thorough cleaning and sanitization by a certified third party,” McDonald’s Canada said in a press release.

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“We are working to ensure we reopen safely, as we know our guests depend on their local McDonald’s and we are committed to doing our part to help our communities.”

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Employees who may have been in close contact with the person who tested positive have been asked to self-isolate until further information is available.

Any guests who visited the restaurant on Oct. 31 is asked to follow advice from public health, which includes self-monitoring for COVID-19 symptoms.

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