The Telegraph pub in Bridlington back open after closing for deep clean after customer tests positive for coronavirus

A Bridlington pub which had to shut for a deep clean after a customer tested positive for coronavirus, is now open again.

The Telegraph pub, Bridlington
The Telegraph pub, Bridlington

The Telegraph on Quay Road announced on social media on Saturday that it would be carrying out the clean and staff members would be tested for the disease.

They said: "We have been informed by a customer that was on the premises Friday evening that they have received an email to say they have tested positive for coronavirus.

"We have not been contacted by track and trace as of yet but are closing our doors to do a deep clean and get the staff members tested.

Deep cleaning in progress at The Telegraph in Bridlington.

"Our customers' safety is our priority and we will be contacting everyone that visited the premises yesterday.

The person had only visited the pub Friday evening."

The pub announced that two deep cleans had been carried out, with help from the team at Squeeky Clean Scarborough, and they reopened yesterday afternoon.

Nicola Power, landlady at the pub, said: "This is the first time this has happened.

"It was a shock.

"I'd heard stories of test and trace taking ages so we took matters into our own hands and rang everyone on our list."

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