An outbreak of Covid-19 at Wincanton’s B&Q distribution centre in Swindon has seen the number of infected staff rise to a total of 16 today (24 August). The company told motortransport.co.uk that another two staff members have tested positive, adding that all 16 are self-isolating. Wincanton has no plans to close the facility and has implemented a deep clean of the premises. The outbreak at the distribution centre, which Wincanton operates on behalf of B&Q, closely follows an outbreak of […]
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