Tesco responds to reports Eastbourne staff member ‘has covid-19’

Tesco has responded to reports a member of staff at their Eastbourne store has covid-19.

Wednesday, 19th August 2020, 1:34 pm
Updated Wednesday, 19th August 2020, 2:06 pm

When approached by this newspaper, the supermarket chain did not deny reports a worker at the Lottbridge Drove branch had tested positive for coronavirus.

Instead, a Tesco spokesperson said, “The safety of our customers and colleagues is our top priority.

“We have introduced extensive measures across all of our stores to help keep everyone safe, including protective screens at every checkout, social distancing signage and regular deep cleaning.”

Tesco, Lottbridge Drove, Eastbourne

The spokesperson has been asked to provide further clarification on the situation.

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