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Thrifty Foods has confirmed several employees at multiple locations have tested positive for COVID-19.

According to Sobeys, the parent company of Thrifty Foods, one employee working at Thrifty Foods on Quadra Street in Saanich Centre recently tested positive for the virus and two employees working at the Thrifty Foods in Parksville also tested positive.

The two Parksville employees last worked on March 23rd and March 28th while the Saanich employee last worked on March 31st.

Similar to Loblaws, Sobeys has a running list on their website of positive cases at their stores in order to be transparent with the public.

“We will always follow the guidance of Public Health to support our teammates who are impacted by COVID-19,” Sobeys said on its website.

The province provided a rare update on new on Saturday which saw 2,090 new COVID-19 cases reported in BC for a two-day period. 147 of those cases were in the Island Health region.

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