Wetherspoon pub close down after staff tests positive for Coronavirus

A Wetherspoon in Cumbria has shut after a staff-member tested positive for coronavirus.

The Mirror said in a report that the William Rufus in Botchergate, Carlisle, was closed on Friday after an employee’s test came back positive, the pub chain has confirmed.

A total 24 staff are now self-isolating, reports Lancashire Live.

It was closed early on Friday July 21 after the member of staff completed a home test kit after being concerned about the local outbreak.

It is understood the test was completed on July 27 and came back positive on July 30.

The Carlisle Wetherspoons has closed due to the positive test and 24 staffers are self-isolating

Two shifts, on July 24 and 28, have been identified as a concern by authorities, as the the staffer had responsibilities through the pub on those dates.


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