8 Employees At A Quebec City Costco Have Tested Positive For COVID-19

The Direction régionale de santé publique de la Capitale-Nationale announced Thursday "that there have recently been eight positive cases of COVID-19 among the staff" at a Quebec City Costco. All affected individuals are going into isolation.

The regional public health authority is now screening all staff members at the store, which it says is extremely popular among Quebec City-area residents.

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"The risk of contagion to customers is considered low," but anyone who visited the Costco between August 1 and August 14 may also get tested.

The designated screening clinic is in the Place Fleur-de-Lys shopping centre parking lot, 552 boulevard Wilfrid-Hamel.

Costco has taken steps to disinfect the location and is "is applying the protective measures."