A LOCAL B&Q branch has temporarily closed in order to conduct a deep clean after a team member tested positive for coronavirus. 

The Darnley B&Q store said it will close temporarily as a "precautionary measure".

Contact tracing will now begin in order to identify close contacts of the employee to have tested positive for the virus.

A spokeswoman said: “We can confirm that our Darnley store is temporarily closed following a team member, who has recently been on shift, receiving a positive (Covid 19) test result.

"Closing the store for deep cleaning is a precautionary measure and goes beyond government advice."

Meanwhile, stricter lockdown restrictions which have been imposed on the Greater Glasgow area will continue for another week, the Scottish Government last night announced.

The measures on meetings in indoor household settings will remain in place across seven regions until the next review on Tuesday, September 22 after being recommended by the National Incident Management Team chaired by Public Health Scotland.

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