A POPULAR Helensburgh restaurant has temporarily closed after a staff member tested positive for Covid-19.
The Sugar Boat restaurant in Colquhoun Square closed its doors this week and announced in a post shared on Facebook that it intends to reopen on Wednesday, July 7 at 9 a.m.
Owner Will Smith has confirmed the setback was not the result of an outbreak at the restaurant and told the Advertiser that he had made the decision to close because other staff members had been in contact with the positive case, forcing them to self-isolate, and leaving the restaurant with “not enough team members to discuss”.
Helensburgh Eyecare, at the junction of Sinclair Street and East Princes Street, on Monday announced its closure for a week due to close contact with a Covid-19 case, while earlier this month the Chinese restaurant Mandarin in West Princes Street announced similar measures. after two staff members tested positive on Saturday June 19.
Elsewhere, Rosneath Castle Caravan Park management has taken the “unfortunate but necessary decision” to temporarily close the on-site bar and restaurant until further notice on Friday 25 June.
A social media update cited a “suspected positive test for coronavirus from one of our team members” as the reason for the decision.
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