COVID-19 exposure closes Oak Bay pub, restaurant

Penny Farthing, Vis-a-Vis expected to reopen Wednesday after deep clean

(Black Press Media file photo)

(Black Press Media file photo)

A pair of Oak Bay eateries are closed until Wednesday after reports of a COVID-19 exposure at The Penny Farthing.

Island Health conducted a thorough site assessment and deemed it wasn’t a high risk to the public, the Oak Bay Avenue pub posted on its social media pages June 11.

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“We will continue to follow the guidance and direction of Island Health in order to keep our staff and community safe,” the post said.

The pub and its adjacent eatery, Vis-a-Vis, are closed for a professional deep clean, with plans to reopen June 16.

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