Staff member at Home Bargains store tests positive for coronavirus

A member of staff at Jarrow’s Home Bargains has tested positive for cornoavirus, bosses have confirmed.

Friday, 28th August 2020, 11:57 am

The discount store, in Station Street, has remained open but bosses say they have followed Government guidance to do their part to help prevent the spread of the virus.

A spokesperson from Home Bargains said: “We have responded in accordance with the Government’s guidance and taken every reasonable precaution to ensure that we have done our part to help prevent the spread of this virus.

"The safety of both our staff and customers remains our number one priority.”

A staff member at Home Bargains in Jarrow has tested positive for Covid-19

In the last week (from Thursday, August 20) 16 new cases have been confirmed in South Tyneside, according to figures from Public Health England.