Hare and Hounds pub, near Whitby, to reopen next week

A Whitby business will reopen on Wednesday, two weeks after it shut because of coronavirus.

Friday, 11th September 2020, 9:07 am
Updated Friday, 11th September 2020, 9:08 am
Hare & Hounds, Hawsker.

The Hare and Hounds in Hawsker has announced it will welcome people back following a deep clean.

The pub closed on Tuesday, September 1 after a member of staff tested positive for the disease.

It later announced that other members of its team had tested positive for coronavirus, with no symptoms present.

The pub has been working closely with Scarborough Borough Council, the Environment Agency, Health Care England, and NHS Test and Trace.

It has posted on social media: "We will be having a full deep clean of the entire pub and ready to open our doors and welcome you lovely lot next Wednesday.

"Our team would like to thank all of our loyal customers and local businesses for the support and well wishes through these difficult times and we look forward to seeing you soon."

The pub was one of more than a dozen businesses in Whitby that temporarily shut because of coronavirus concerns.

As of yesterday afternoon's Government figures, there have so far been 618 cases of the disease in the Scarborough borough - five more than the previous day.

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