Coronavirus: 13 positive COVID-19 tests after visiting Aberdeen bar | UK News


A cluster of 13 coronavirus cases have been linked to a bar in Aberdeen.

The patients tested positive for COVID-19[feminine[feminine after visiting the Adam Lounge & Hawthorn Bar on July 26, NHS Grampian said.

Authorities are investigating and say they cannot rule out the possibility of finding more cases related to the cluster.

Public health medicine consultant Dr Emmanuel Okpo said: “Our health protection team is talking about confirmed cases. We are also doing more contact tracing work, as part of the testing and protection program. ”

The Adam Lounge & Hawthorn Bar said it had done “everything possible” to protect the safety of guests and had “strict rules and measures in place”.

A statement on the family bar’s Facebook page read: “It has been brought to our attention that customers who visited our establishment on Sunday July 26 have tested positive for coronavirus.

“We would like to inform all customers that we have received a visit from Environmental Health since our notification. We received the approval of the local authority to continue negotiating with our measures in place and we have fully cooperated. ”

He said it was a “very difficult time” for the bar, adding: “Our hearts are with those affected and we wish them a speedy recovery. ”

The bar has been thoroughly cleaned and decontaminated.

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Authorities said the company had a number of measures in place, including physically distancing customers and taking their contact details.

He has now received advice on how to improve further and fully cooperated with the investigation.

Many have shown their support for the bar on social media in the wake of the news.

Kirsty Wheeler wrote: “Thanks for educating customers. After seeing the setup you have done all you can to protect your staff and customers and it is very responsible of you to keep people informed. ”

Another commenter, Chris Milton, said: “At the end of the day this is a great bar trying to serve its loyal customers. There is a risk and that is why measures are in place. No one is forcing you to go to the pub. Personal responsibility. ”

Scotland reported 31 new cases of coronavirus on Sunday, bringing the total to 18,676.

The country has not recorded any new deaths from the coronavirus, so its toll remains at 2,491.


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