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Canada Health authority warns of possible COVID-19 exposure at Vancouver strip club

01:51  28 june  2020
01:51  28 june  2020 Source:   cbc.ca

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Vancouver Coastal Health is advising people who visited a Vancouver restaurant last week that they may have been exposed to COVID - 19 . The health authority says a person who tested positive for the novel coronavirus was working at the Showcase Restaurant and Bar in the Marriott Pinnacle

VIENNA (Reuters) - Zurich's health authority said on Saturday it had ordered a 10-day quarantine for almost 300 guests and staff of a nightclub after a The man was at the Flamingo Club on June 21 and tested positive for COVID - 19 on June 25, the statement said. Five other people who were at the

a sign on the side of a building: Vancouver Coastal Health says multiple people who tested positive for COVID-19 attended Brandi’s Exotic Show Lounge between June 21 and 25. © Google Maps Vancouver Coastal Health says multiple people who tested positive for COVID-19 attended Brandi’s Exotic Show Lounge between June 21 and 25.

Vancouver Coastal Health says people who visited Brandi's Exotic Show Lounge earlier this week may have been exposed to COVID-19.

Exposure to the novel coronavirus could have taken place on the evenings of June 21, 22, 23 and 24, between 9 p.m. and 3 a.m. PT, including midnight to 3 a.m. on June 25.

The health authority says multiple people who tested positive for COVID-19 attended the strip club at 595 Hornby Street on those dates.

It says there was no risk to anyone who attended the lounge outside of those dates and times, and there is no ongoing risk to the community.

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The COVID - 19 pandemic has spread in all regions internationally as well as in the United States. Recommended Public Health Management. CDC’s recommendations for potential international or Individuals should always follow guidance of the state and local authorities for the area where they

Any duration of exposure should be considered prolonged if the exposure occurred during performance an aerosol-generating procedure. This guidance applies to HCP with potential exposure in a healthcare setting to patients, visitors, or other HCP with confirmed COVID - 19 .

As a precaution, Vancouver Coastal Health advises anyone who attended Brandi's during those potential times of exposure to monitor themselves for 14 days.

"As long as they remain healthy and do not develop symptoms, there is no need to self-isolate and they should continue with their usual daily activities," the health authority said in a statement.

Anyone who develops symptoms of COVID-19 is asked to call for a test and immediately self-isolate.

First Nations people have fared better than B.C. average in pandemic: Report .
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