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Thrifty Foods has confirmed an employee at its Sidney location has tested positive for COVID-19.

According to Sobeys, the parent company of Thrifty Foods, one worker at the store tested positive for the virus.

The last day the employee worked was on April 3rd at the location at 9810 Seventh Street.

The exposure has not yet been added to Island Health’s website as of this publication.

On April 4th, Thrifty Foods reported that several employees at multiple locations on Vancouver Island tested positive for COVID-19.

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.

There are currently 9,756 active cases in the province with 43 of those cases being in the Island Health region.

BC health officials announced 873 new cases in the province on Tuesday.

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