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Surrey Walmart Employee Tests Positive For COVID-19

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An employee at a Surrey Walmart has tested positive for COVID-19, said a spokesperson for the company.

The employee works at the South Surrey Walmart location on 160th Street and 24th Avenue. However, their last shift was on April 16th.

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Other employees who were considered as a “close prolonged contact” are currently self-isolating, while enhanced cleaning is being done at the store.


“Rest assured, we will continue to take measures necessary to ensure the well-being of our customers and associates,” wrote Walmart corporate affairs manager, Felicia Fefer to Surrey Now-Leader.

The government recently announced it is expanding its testing strategy, so anyone experiencing COVID-19-like symptoms can get tested.

Meanwhile, the number of cases in B.C. is decreasing and the government is looking at slowly easing quarantine restrictions.

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