The Tinto Tapas Bar in Largs has closed until further notice due to coronavirus fears.

The company have also closed their other premises in Glasgow, East Kilbride, Uddingston and Troon.

A statement by the owners said: “It was a difficult decision but we felt it necessary to ensure the safety and welfare of our customers and staff. “We would like to take this opportunity to thank our loyal customers and look forward to welcoming you back when we reopen our doors.

“Look after yourselves and your loved ones over the next few weeks.”

Inverkip Hotel closed its doors last night, while the Station Bar in Wemyss Bay is shutting its doors at 7pm this evening.

And Aldo's takeaway shop in Boyd Street have just issued the following statement: "As you are aware the Coronavirus is gripping the nation. We have taken the heart breaking decision to close as of Monday.

"It’s for the greater good through staff shortages  -we will take each week as it comes but we will be back - we are all in it together - thank you for your continued support and we shall see you all soon..take care of one another, we love you all."