Costa Coffee closes all shops due to coronavirus epidemic – The Sun

COSTA Coffee has become the latest food chain to close its doors due to the coronavirus outbreak.

The coffee shop says it's temporarily shutting all stores from this evening (March 23).

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It adds that it will, however, "do its best" to keep stores open in hospitals where NHS staff can continue to get free takeaway coffee for the next two weeks.

Self-serve Costa Express machines will also still be available "where possible".

Cafes, pubs, bars and restaurants were told to close by the end of the day on Friday (March 20) by Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

But they are still allowed to serve takeaways.

It comes as McDonald's and Nando's have also closed their doors to the public.

As has Pret a Manger and Starbucks.
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