Mandatory testing finds 27 more COVID-19 cases at Canada Post’s Mississauga site Patricia D’Cunha

Mandatory testing at a Canada Post facility in Mississauga has found 27 asymptomatic cases of COVID-19 in 48 hours.

Canada Post says 149 workers at the Dixie Road site had tested positive between Jan. 1 and Thursday afternoon.

Spokesman Phil Legault says the latest cases were detected among workers who were asymptomatic or didn’t believe they had symptoms.

Testing of the entire shift was ordered by Peel Public Health and began Jan. 19.

RELATED: 121 Canada Post employees at Mississauga facility tested positive for COVID-19 since Jan. 1

Legault says Canada Post is now offering voluntary testing to employees working outside the public health-identified shift.

More than 4,500 people work at the Mississauga site.

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