Coronavirus: Latest developments in the Greater Toronto Area on Nov. 19


Here are the latest developments on the coronavirus pandemic in the Greater Toronto Area for Thursday:

Employee from east-end Toronto McDonald’s tests positive for coronavirus

McDonald’s Canada says an employee from their 1045 Pape Ave. location in Toronto tested positive for the virus on Wednesday.

The McDonald’s was closed for a thorough cleaning but reopened on Thursday.

Any staff that was in contact with the infected employee have been asked to self-quarantine. The employee worked their last shift on Nov. 17 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., McDonalds said.

Status of cases in the GTA

Ontario reported a total of 1,210 new coronavirus cases on Thursday.