Friday, August 14, 2020

Production ceases as Liversedge bed company reports COVID-19 outbreak

A Liversedge bed company has reported a Coronavirus outbreak at its factory after eight members of staff tested positive for the disease.

High Grove Beds – which was inspected last week by Kirklees Council and is said to have presented high standards of infection control procedures and practices – has taken the decision to cease production as a safety precaution and will reopen when safe to do so.

All staff are now to be offered tests, with a Mobile Testing Unit being set up on-site.

The company is also working closely with Kirklees Council and Public Health England so those who have tested positive can be followed up by the NHS Test and Trace programme and self-isolate.

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