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Vancouver's Showcase Restaurant and Bar warns patrons after worker tests positive for COVID-19

Last Updated Mar 16, 2020 at 5:11 pm PDT

(Source: Riley Phillips/NEWS 1130)
Summary

The employee worked at the restaurant on March 10, 11 and 13 between 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m.

Public health officials have assessed the risk as 'low,' the warning is being issued out of 'an abundance of caution'

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) — A restaurant in a Coal Harbour hotel is asking people who visited at certain days and times last week to monitor themselves for symptoms of the novel coronavirus.

The Showcase Restaurant and Bar, located in the Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel has learned that a worker has tested positive for COVID-19.

The employee worked at the restaurant on March 10, 11 and 13 between 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m.

“The person had mild, non-respiratory symptoms of COVID-19 during this time. Public Health Officials have completed a risk assessment and concluded that the risk to people at the restaurant at the time was low, but we are making this notification out of an abundance of caution,” reads a statement from the restaurant.

“Any possible exposures were restricted to the restaurant on those specific dates and times. There was no risk to anyone outside of those times, or to anyone else who may have visited any other part of the hotel.”

A spokesperson for the hotel says this case is linked to travel and other previously known cases.

Patrons who were in the restaurant last Tuesday, Wednesday or Friday are being asked to monitor themselves for fever, cough, shortness of breath, sore throat and headache.