HALIFAX -- The Atlantic Superstore in New Glasgow, N.S., which closed Wednesday after an employee tested positive for COVID-19, reopened Thursday morning.

A spokesperson for Loblaws said the worker's last shift was April 1, and they were wearing a mask, making the risk of exposure low for customers and colleagues.

A Facebook post from Atlantic Superstore in New Glasgow read: "‘We understand that you may have questions and want to assure you we take your safety, and the safety of our team, very seriously."

The store said it has a number of protocols in place, including daily sanitization, and social-distancing practices.  

The store reopened on Thursday at 7 a.m. for seniors and 8 a.m. for all other customers.