(7-Eleven at the corner of Douglas and Johnson)

Patrons at a downtown Victoria 7-Eleven store are asked to monitor for symptoms after the convenience store chain confirmed a case of COVID-19 at the location.

In a statement released Friday evening, 7-Eleven Canada confirmed that one employee at their 1327 Douglas Street location has tested positive for the virus.

“The health and safety of our customers, employees and the communities we serve is the top priority for 7-Eleven Canada,” reads a statement from the company.

“We are asking store staff to self-isolate with pay.”

The store has been temporarily closed while it undergoes sanitization, with plans to reopen on Monday, August 17.

Customers who visited the 7-Eleven at any point between August 10 and 14 are asked to contact 811 for guidance.

This exposure alert was issued by the company itself, and has not yet been added to the list of public exposures on the BCCDC website.