BRANTFORD – Recent shoppers at Lowes in Brantford, specifically those between June 23rd and June 30th, are being encouraged to monitor for symptoms of COVID-19 until July 14th.
Lowes Canada says one of it’s Brantford store employees has tested positive for the virus. The associate last worked on June 30th and the company was informed of their diagnosis on July 5th.
The store was closed Sunday for extensive cleaning and disinfecting of the premises. Local public health authorities were notified about the measures taken at the store before reopening Monday morning.
The Brant County Health Unit is reporting one new case of COVID-19 Monday, bringing the total number of positive cases to 124, including four deaths and 118 recoveries. Over 13,000 residents have been tested to date. There are currently two active cases in Brantford-Brant.
The Haldimand Norfolk Health Unit recorded no new cases of COVID-19 Monday, leaving the total number of confirmed cases at 444, including 323 recoveries and 32 deaths.
Ontario health officials reported 154 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday and no further deaths. This is the first day since late March, where no fatalities were reported. Monday’s count is higher than 138 on Sunday, and 121 cases on Saturday.