Following a closure over the weekend, a Quebec IGA is open Monday after what Sobeys calls a "significant community outbreak."\nSeveral employees at the IGA extra Veilleux & Filles in Lévis tested positive for COVID-19.\nThe franchise assures customers that the store has been thoroughly cleaned.\nVisit MTLBlog for more headlines.\nA Quebec IGA is open again Monday after temporarily closing following what Sobeys calls a "significant community outbreak." The IGA extra Veilleux & Filles in Lévis announced the closure on April 24. "Despite the application of the health and safety measures recommended by the Public Health Department, a portion of our employees were unfortunately infected," it wrote on its Facebook page.\n"Without delay, we immediately isolated these employees and any other employee who may have been in contact with them and proceeded with the complete disinfection of the store by a certified firm."\nOn its website, Sobeys, the parent company of IGA, stated that "the last day the last employee who had tested positive worked was April 21, 2020."\nThe CBC reports that a total of 19 workers tested positive.\nMTL Blog reached out to Sobeys for more information. We will update this article when we get a response.\nThe franchise assures customers that the store has been thoroughly cleaned.\n"During the night of Friday to Saturday, we mandated a specialized and approved cleaning firm to proceed with the complete disinfection of the store."\n"The safety of our customers and employees being our priority, we have reinforced our hygiene and safety measures in order to reduce any risk for our customers and employees."\nChers clients, \n\nCompte tenu de la situation actuelle, nous vous informons avoir fermé temporairement notre magasin de...Posted by IGA extra Veilleux & Filles on Friday, April 24, 2020\nChers clients, \n\nSuite à l'annonce de la fermeture temporaire de notre magasin de Lévis (53 route du Président-Kennedy),...Posted by IGA extra Veilleux & Filles on Saturday, April 25, 2020\nMeasures already in place at IGA locations across Canada include Plexiglass at checkout points, "floor markers" to "help facilitate a two-metre distance between customers," the closure of self-serve areas, and hand-washing every 15 minutes for employees.\nSobeys publishes a complete list of franchises that have had confirmed cases of COVID-19.\nSince the beginning of April, the company has reported over 40 infection events in Quebec, though some locations appear on the list more than once.\nCases are removed from the list after 28 days.\nView this post on Instagram Depuis le début de la crise, nos employés travaillent sans relâche. En moyenne, c’est plus de 110 000 heures de travail par jour qui permettent de vous assurer un environnement sécuritaire et des tablettes bien remplies. #ViveLaSolidarité #ÇaVaBienAller A post shared by IGA, Vive la bouffe (@igaqc) on Mar 27, 2020 at 3:49pm PDT\n"We will continue to update the COVID-19 tracker [...] to be transparent with you where we have been notified of cases of COVID-19 in our stores," Sobeys writes.\n"We will always do everything we can to support our teammates and ensure their safety. Where required, we will communicate with customers who have shopped in the impacted location, with store signage, outlining our steps to manage the situation."\nTo our colleagues and grocery workers worldwide. You’ve rallied together as #OneBigFamily to help others during these uncertain times, and for that we can’t thank you enough. pic.twitter.com/tdF7trRUX4— Sobeys (@sobeys) April 14, 2020\nStay tuned for more news.