COVID-19 closes Keynsham pub

The Ship Inn in Temple Street in Keynsham closed its doors today after being informed by a customer who was at the pub on Saturday night that they have tested positive for COVID-19.

The pub’s Facebook page says: “We will be closing the pub immediately to hopefully reduce the spread.

“We will be having all staff tested and the whole premises will be professional sanitised for Monday

“We have not heard anything from track and trace yet so will be contacting them today.

“Hopefully will be able to provide more information once we have spoken to the relevant authorities.

“We highly recommend anyone that was attendant at the Ship Inn on Saturday night and has now got symptoms should go be tested as well. If you don’t have symptoms, we recommend keeping alert.

“Currently this is an isolated account and hopefully it was not spread more.”