Southwestern Public Health reported one new case of COVID-19 in Tillsonburg Thursday morning.
As of Thursday, May 21, 11:30 a.m. there are six active cases of coronavirus in the Oxford-Elgin region. The other five ongoing cases are in Woodstock, Ingersoll, East Zorra-Tavistock, Malahide, and St. Thomas.
Thursday afternoon, Moffatt & Powell RONA posted on Facebook, “We were informed on May 20, 2020 that an associate who works at our Moffatt & Powell RONA Tillsonburg store located at 268 Tillson Ave recently received a positive COVID-19 diagnostic. The associate last worked on May 19, 2020.
“We took the situation very seriously. To protect the health and safety of our associates and customers, we closed the store on May 21, 2020 and proceeded with an extensive cleaning and disinfecting of the premises. These actions are in addition to the enhanced cleaning and disinfecting measures already in place; as well as the physical distancing efforts and face covering requirements of both associates and customers. We also duly notified Southwestern Public Health authorities of the situation and discussed the measures taken at the store before reopening the store on (Friday) May 22, 2020.