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Cambridge McDonald’s closes after employee tests positive for COVID-19

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A McDonald’s restaurant in Cambridge was closed after an employee tested positive for the coronavirus, McDonald’s Canada said in a statement.

The company said the restaurant at 100 Jamieson Parkway was closed on Oct. 23 after the employee reported the positive COVID-19 test.

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“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 statement.

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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 had close contact with their affected co-worker were reportedly asked to self-isolate.

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McDonald’s says the crew member worked their last shift at the restaurant on Oct. 21 from 6 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

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They are asking any patrons who were in the restaurant to follow the advice of Ontario Public Health on the agency’s website.

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