Bard & Banker employee tests positive for COVID-19

Bard & Banker employee tests positive for COVID-19
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Bard & Banker in downtown Victoria confirmed that one of their employees tested postive for COVID-19 on Sept. 10.

An employee at a popular establishment in downtown Victoria has tested positive for COVID-19.

Bard & Banker, located at 1022 Government St., confirmed on Facebook yesterday that one of their employees tested positive for coronavirus on Sept. 10. The employee, along with three other people believed to have come in close contact with the infected individual are currently quarantining for 14 days.

“We want to reassure the community that here at The Bard we do our best to ensure the health and safety of our staff and guests. We are following all protocols as directed by [Island Health] including enforcing social distancing, adding Plexiglas where it is not possible, rigorous cleaning, offering hand sanitizer, wearing masks and contact tracing,” the Bard & Banker wrote on Facebook.

According to the establishment, Island Health considers them low risk because of existing policies and procedures in place.

Bard & Banker remains open for business.



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