A NUMBER of coronavirus cases have been confirmed at Scotts and Co in Crompton Road.

The company, which oversees Cotswolds retailer Scotts of Stow as well as others including Expert Verdict and Bloom, would not reveal how many members of staff have tested positive for Covid-19. It did not want to “impinge upon the privacy of staff”.

A spokeswoman for Scotts and Co said: “Since the outbreak of the pandemic two-thirds of our office staff have worked from home. To protect those who cannot work from home we have developed and put in place robust procedures to reduce the spread of Covid-19.

“We have liaised closely with the local council’s public health team and Public Health England and have introduced additional measures such as fogging to ensure the workplace is as Covid secure as it can be.”