THE Ship Inn at Meads has closed after one of its staff tested positive for Covid 19.

It has posted the news on facebook.

The pub will be closed for ‘a short while’.

It said, “We have immediately been in touch with Public Health England for advice and we are awaiting their guidance. In the meantime we have made a decision to close for now until we know all is well.

“We haven’t been instructed to close, but we have made the decision to do so as a cautionary measure. The safety of our customers and staff remains top priority.”