SURREY (NEWS 1130) — A McDonald’s restaurant in Surrey near 56 Avenue and 180 Street has been closed down after an employee tested positive for COVID-19.
The staff member worked their last shift on July 1 from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and reported they tested positive for the virus Tuesday.
“Out of an abundance of caution, McDonald’s Canada made the decision to immediately shut down the restaurant for a thorough cleaning and sanitation by a certified third party,” a release reads. “We are working to ensure our timeline to reopen happens as quickly and safely as possible.”
A McDonald's restaurant in #SurreyBC near 56 Avenue and 180 Street has been closed down after an employee tested positive for COVID-19. The restaurant is being cleaned and sanitized. The infected employee last worked on Canada Day from 12-4 pm. @NEWS1130 pic.twitter.com/jCT6fFhdb2
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Other staff members who may have been in close contact with the crew member are being advised to self-quarantine.
For people who have questions, the restaurant is directing questions to the BC Centre for Disease Control by visiting their website.