Scotts in Troon will be closed for a period of time after an outbreak of coronavirus.

Staff are currently self-isolating as contact tracing gets underway.

It is not yet known when the venue will reopen.

It comes after Arthur Street Kitchen closes after a member of staff tested positive for covid.

Lynne McNiven, Director of Public Health said: "NHS Ayrshire & Arran’s Test & Protect team can confirm that a contact tracing exercise has been carried out within a work place in the South Ayrshire council area, following a confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) infection.

"We have undertaken a careful risk assessment to identify any individuals who may have had contact with the confirmed cases. These individuals have been contacted and told to self-isolate for 10 days and book a test.

"All relevant Public Health measures are in place and our Public Health Team is working with South Ayrshire Environmental Health Officers to manage and monitor the situation.

"To respect and maintain patient confidentiality it is not possible to release any further information at this time.

"People living in Ayrshire and Arran are reminded to follow the current guidelines and FACTS to help stop the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in our communities.

"Rapid COVID-19 testing is now available for people without symptoms in Ayrshire please visit for information on testing sites available near you".