The Exchange closed as a precaution for a couple of days


A number of staff had showed norovirus type symptoms

The Exchange in Banbury High Street has been closed as a precautionary measure after a number of staff showed norovirus type symptoms.   The JD Wetherspoon’s venue has been closed since Monday.

It is anticipated The Exchange will reopen tomorrow lunchtime (Wednesday).

A sign on the pub’s door said: “Due to unforeseen circumstances this pub will be closed until further notice.   We apologise for any inconvenience.”

A spokesperson for JD Wetherspoon told Banbury FM: “Due to a number of staff presenting norovirus type symptoms, Wetherspoon  decided to voluntarily close the pub for 48 hours in order to complete a deep clean and to allow staff who are ill to recover.

“It is envisaged that the pub will reopen at midday on 22nd June.”

Norovirus is a stomach bug that causes vomiting and diarrhoea.   It is also called the “winter vomiting bug” and usually goes away in about 2 days.

Published: by Banbury FM Newsteam

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