A bar in the West End has closed temporarily after a member of staff tested positive for coronavirus

Inn Deep announced it will be closing "for the next few days" in order to allow bosses to "manage this situation".

The employee to have tested positive for the virus is now self-isolating after their last shift yesterday.

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NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde's NHS Test and Protect team will now work to establish close contacts and customers to the worker to have tested positive. 

Inn Deep announced the premises will close for the next "few days" in order to allow them to conduct a full, deep clean.

A statement reads: "We have made the decision to close the bar for the next few days to allow us to take the time to manage this situation. Rest assured we will be following all guidance issued to us by Test and Protect to ensure the safety and wellbeing of every member of staff who works here and each and every customer who we love to welcome to Inn Deep.

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"This closure will allow us to do a thorough deep clean which will be carried out in all areas of the building.

"We have worked tirelessly post lockdown putting in enhanced safety measures and stringent cleaning procedures in order for our staff and customers to have a safe environment for everyone to enjoy.

"If you're worried, please remember that just because you have been to Inn Deep recently, it doesn’t mean that you will have been at risk.

"However, Following Trace and Protect guidance, if you do develop symptoms of COVID-19 then you should immediately self-isolate and seek a test, in line with the general advice."

Meanwhile, South Side bar The Old Govan Arms confirmed the news yesterday afternoon it would be closing for a deep clean after a customer tested positive for COVID-19.