The pub in Cumbria has shut after one of the members of staff tested positive for the virus. The William Rufus in Botchergate, Carlisle, was closed on Friday. Now 24 people who were in the pub have been ordered to self-isolate.
It has been confirmed that a member of staff from the pub did a coronavirus home testing kit and tested positive.
People that this member of staff were in contact with were traced and ordered to self-isolate.
Now a total of 24 individuals are self-isolating.
The pub was closed on Friday July 21.
“Customer test and trace details have not yet been requested by the authorities but are available when needed.
“Wetherspoon will reopen the pub as and when it can get the number of staff needed to do so safely.”
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