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Coronavirus: Worker at Toyota’s Woodstock, Ont. plant tests positive

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An employee at the Toyota assembly plant in Woodstock has tested positive for the new coronavirus.

The worker was tested on Monday and received a positive result on Tuesday. According to a company release, the employee hasn’t been inside the plant since July 25.

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The employee is currently recovering at home in quarantine, while the company awaits test results for two other workers.

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They had interacted with the infected worker and were also last at the plant on July 25.

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They are not currently reporting any symptoms as they self-isolate at home, waiting for their test results.

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The plant began slowly ramping up production in May, with new safety measures including mask usage and physical distancing. Production was halted in late March due to concerns over the novel coronavirus.

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