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Friday, April 23, 2021

Coleraine McDonalds forced to close after positive COVID case

The Coleraine branch of McDonalds was forced to closed this afternoon after it was revealed the fast food outlet was undergoing a deep clean.

The circumstances behind the deep clean are now known to be due to a positive case of COVID-19 amount a staff member.

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UPDATE: A McDonald’s spokesperson has now said: “One employee from McDonald’s Coleraine restaurant has tested positive for COVID-19. 

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This morning as a precautionary measure, the restaurant temporarily closed and will be deep cleaned by an external cleaning company this evening.

“We have a number of safety measures in place to help keep our people safe, including Perspex screens, temperature checks at the start of each shift, maintaining a 2 metre distance from others as much as possible, face coverings, regular hand washing and the use of hand sanitiser.”

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