FERNDOWN Post Office will remain closed for another week after a further coronavirus case.

The post office, in Victoria Road, announced it would be closing earlier this week due to Covid cases, but hoped it could reopen on Monday, February 15.

Providing an update on Facebook, the post office said: “This is the update we really did not want to give.

“The final member of our staff in Ferndown Post Office has now tested positive for Covid. All of us at home isolating with symptoms are still feeling absolutely awful with no energy.

“Unfortunately, this means that we have no staff available to reopen on Monday.

“We have made the decision to stay closed for a second week and now have a target reopening day of Monday February 22.

“We do not make this decision lightly, but we want to allow us all the chance to really be on the mend.

“We would all like to thank those of you who left such lovely messages, they really do help us in this horrible experience.”