ANOTHER pub has shut to deep clean after a customer tested positive for coronavirus.
The Crown & Anchor in Aveley, Essex, has been forced to close its doors for 72-hours.
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A Facebook post explained a man carrying the virus had visited the pub over the weekend.
It said: "I regret to inform you that we have shut down due to a patron on Sunday 12th being taken to hospital with suspected Covid.
"Necessary measures took place the moment we heard the news from a regular customer.
"Our doors were shut, our staff were informed and all necessary calls were made to the top boys on advice as what to next, we acted quickly without evidence but were not willing to take any risks.
"Without confirmation this gentleman had COVID I would not want to alarm anyone but I can now confirm he has been tested positive and the council have been in touch with my area manager at Heineken and Star Bars to shut down for 72 hours and undergo a deep clean.
"We are very sad to share this news and I am personally contacting all patrons that were here on Sunday and quite possibly they will be contacted by some form of authority also."
It comes days after a number of pubs and restaurants were forced to close after customers with the deadly virus visited them.
One boozer who had Covid-19 caused a takeaway, a pub and a vape bar to close.
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The Lighthouse in Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset, the Fox & Hounds, in Batley, West Yorkshire and The Village Home in Alverstoke, Hampshire were the first pubs in England to close after Covid-19 lockdown restrictions were eased.
The reveller was drinking at the Lighthouse Inn, which is one of three English pubs to have to shut after customers later tested positive.
Also drinking in the Lighthouse Inn was an Indian restaurant delivery driver, whose bosses closed their premises when they got the news.
It is thought the drinker showed no symptoms and had been in the beer garden at the pub in Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset.
Punters across England flocked to pubs and restaurants on Super Saturday on July 4, to enjoy a drink at the pub after three months of lockdown.
Thousands of thirsty Brits poured into pubs and restaurants and downed 15million pints after they opened their doors for the first time in 104 days – with more people hitting bars this weekend.
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