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Tim Hortons on Park Street in Regina temporarily shuts down after employee tests positive for COVID-19

The restaurant will stay closed until proper cleaning and sanitation efforts are complete. It did not confirm how long it will take. Stewart Manhas / Global News

A Regina Tim Hortons has temporarily closed after one of its employees tested positive for COVID-19.

In an emailed statement sent to Global News on Friday, Tim Hortons confirmed the restaurant’s location, 1490 Park St.

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“We were informed that a team member who works at this restaurant tested positive for COVID-19. We wish the employee a full recovery,” the statement said.

The restaurant will stay closed until proper cleaning and sanitation efforts are complete. It did not confirm how long it will take.

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“Following public health guidelines, team members who worked closely with this person are self-isolating for 14 days and will be supported through Tim Hortons corporate and restaurant owner COVID-19 compensation fund to make up for any lost wages,” the company said.

As of Aug. 6, there were 12 active cases of COVID-19 in Regina, according to the Saskatchewan government.

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