A POPULAR Burnham-on-Sea venue has temporarily closed its doors after one of its members tested positive for Covid-19.

The Ritz Social Club in Victoria Street closed its doors on Tuesday (October 13) following the news and the venue will undergo a deep clean. 

In a post on Facebook on Tuesday, a spokesperson for The Ritz Social Club, said: "We have been notified that a member using our premises has tested positive for Covid 19.

"As a result we have taken the decision to close with immediate effect to undergo a deep clean.

"Any staff working during the shift will be tested and anyone within close proximity to the person in question has already been contacted.

"Anyone in during the times last Thursday will be contacted by track and trace England if they need to self isolate.

"Please bear with us during this time we have tried to create a safe environment and will continue in our endeavours to do so."