Health officials warn of potential coronavirus exposure at restaurant in Yaletown

Aug 26 2020, 4:09 pm

Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is warning patrons who visited a Yaletown restaurant recently that they could be at risk for potential coronavirus exposure.

The health authority issued a public exposure notification on Wednesday about Banter Room, located at 1039 Mainland Street.

The potential exposure dates were August 20, 21, and 22, and VCH said the potential exposure took place “during operating hours.”

The health authority said in a recent Instagram post that it understands exposure notifications can be stressful for the people they apply to.

“It’s normal to feel worried if you’ve been to one of these locations during dates indicated. These exposures are believed to be low risk.”

 

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People who visited Banter Room on the dates mentioned should monitor themselves for coronavirus symptoms for 14 days and get tested if they begin feeling ill. Anyone who gets tested should self-isolate while they wait for results.

Common symptoms of coronavirus include cough, fever, shortness of breath, sore throat, headache, and loss of smell or taste.

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