Scarborough bank reopens after worker was diagnosed with coronavirus

A Scarborough bank that was closed because of coronavirus has reopened today.

Wednesday, 9th September 2020, 11:15 am
Updated Wednesday, 9th September 2020, 11:18 am

The Halifax on Westborough closed last Tuesday (September 1) after a member of staff tested positive for the disease.

The Halifax has confirmed that its Scarborough branch reopened today.

In a previous statement, a spokesperson said the branch has been temporarily shut to allow for the building to be cleaned after a worker was diagnosed with Covid-19.

The Halifax, in Westborough

"Our priority is the wellbeing of our colleagues and customers. We will continue to follow Government guidance, and have taken the precautionary steps to advise some colleagues to self-isolate," the spokesperson said last week.

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