North East UK news Pub closes 'until further notice' after customer tests positive for Covid MetiNews.Com
MetiNews.Com - The customer in question visited The Stables Pub four times over last week
Breaking News ! A Sunderland pub has closed "until further notice" after a customer tested positive for Covid-19 visited four times over a number of days. The Stables Pub, in West Herrington, Houghton-le-Spring, announced on Tuesday (September 15) that they were closing their doors temporarily after a positive case of coronavirus. In a statement on its Facebook page, the pub said: "Dear Stables customers. We are sorry to announce that due to one of our customers testing positive for Covid-19, we are temporary closing until further notice. Read More Related Articles Coronavirus test fiasco may see pupils sent home just two weeks after schools reopened Read More Related Articles The places with the highest coronavirus infection rates in the North East "We are sorry for any inconvenience this may have caused. We will keep everyone updated as and when we receive information from the Covid team." After going through their records, the pub revealed the customer had visited the venue four times over last week. They visited; Monday, September 7 at 6.00pm, Thursday, September 10 at 6.35pm, Saturday, September 12 at 8.
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This makes Sunderland one of the areas with the highest Covid-19 rate in the UK. Health Secretary Matt Hancock has said he is studying proposals to give seven North East councils the power to impose local lockdowns in the region. He told the House of Commons he had not yet decided whether to agree to the request.
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