A Canada Publish worker who labored on the Crown company’s Gateway East plant in Mississauga, Ont., and contracted COVID-19 earlier this month has died.
In an announcement Wednesday, Canada Publish spokesperson Phil Legault stated the worker was final on the facility on Jan. 18.
“We provide our deepest sympathies to the household as they mourn the loss and respect their privateness throughout this tough time,” Legault stated.
“We’re centered on supporting our workers who’ve misplaced a colleague whereas making certain we proceed to stringently observe the steering and course from Peel Public Well being.”
Final Friday, about 350 workers and contractors who work the identical shift on the plant simply west of Toronto have been advised to depart work and go right into a 14-day isolation. Legault stated then that the transfer was a precautionary measure taken on the recommendation of Peel Public Well being.
As of Tuesday, there had been 224 confirmed COVID-19 circumstances among the many 4,500 individuals who work on the facility. All of these circumstances had come since Jan. 1.
Canada Publish has cautioned that, given the non permanent shift adjustments, clients ought to anticipate delivery delays.