Coronavirus: Mount Vernon Bowling club closes after tests positive for Covid-19

An East End bowling club has been forced to temporarily close its doors after a member tested positive for coronavirus

Mount Vernon Bowling Club confirmed the club will remain shut until further notice. 

An email has been sent out to all members notifying them of the positive case. 

The tennis club which shares the premises has not yet made a statement confirming whether it will close.

On Saturday, eight new Covid-19 cases were confirmed in the Greater Glasgow and Clyde health board. 

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A statement issued by the club on Facebook reads: “Unfortunately, a member of the club has notified the Board that they have tested positive for Covid-19.

“The club will now be shut until further notice.

“All members should have been notified by email from the club and section secretaries.

“Wish a speedy recovery to the member, and hope everyone else is well and safe.”

It is not yet known if the case is linked to a Covid cluster which has emerged in the North East of the city. 

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