A Sobeys grocery store is seen in Halifax on Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014. The three branches of the Sobey family that control Canada’s second-largest grocery business have decided to put all of their Class B shares of Empire Co. Ltd. into a single holding company. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

Two Central Alberta grocery store employees test positive for COVID-19

A grocery store employee at Sobey’s in Red Deer and another in Lacombe have tested positive for COVID-19.

Sobey’s announced the positive test, which was at the north location on 50 Avenue, on their website earlier this month and the employee last worked on New Year’s Eve.

In Lacombe, the employee who tested positive last worked at the Lionel’s No Frills on Jan. 18. They announced the presumptive positive test on Jan. 20.