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Warman, Sask. McDonald’s shuts down for cleaning after employee contracts COVID-19

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CORRECTION: Due to incorrect information provided to Global News by McDonald’s Canada, we incorrectly stated the closed restaurant is in Saskatoon. The closed restaurant is in Warman, Sask. We regret the error. 

McDonald’s Canada says it briefly closed one of its Warman, Sask., restaurants for cleaning after one of its employees tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday.

According to the company, the employee works at the McDonald’s at 920 Centennial Blvd.

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The person worked their last shift on Oct. 31, from 11 p.m. to 7 a.m., says McDonald’s Canada.

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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 a press release.

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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.”

As of Saturday afternoon, the restaurant has been re-opened.

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Employees who may have been in close contact with the person who tested positive have been asked to self-isolate until further information is available.

Any guests who visited the restaurant on Oct. 31 is asked to follow advice from public health, which includes self-monitoring for COVID-19 symptoms.

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