Customers who visited Middlesbrough on five different dates said they should self-isolate

Customers who visited Middlesbrough on five different dates said they should self-isolate

The council says customers who visited Olivello restaurant in Middlesbrough on five specific dates in August should self-isolate as a precaution.

Public health guidelines are being released to stem the spread of the coronavirus in the region, after Middlesbrough was added to the government’s watch list as a “ area of ​​concern ” on Friday.

Anyone who has been at Olivello on August 25, 26, 27, 28 or 29 must self-isolate for 14 days From the date they were in the restaurant .

This means staying home for non-medical reasons such as attending an exam.

Those who were in the restaurant in those days Should Not Going to work, school or public places, and you should not use public transport or taxis.

Middlesbrough Council said those who visited it should not go outside even to buy food or other necessities, and any exercise should be done inside your home.

The isolation instructions follow three positive tests associated with Linthorpe Road Restaurant.

Those who have been on Olivillo on August 25, 26, 27, 28 or 29 should only undergo a coronavirus test if they develop symptoms.

They must complete a full 14 days of self-isolation, even if they get a negative test result. This is because it can take time for symptoms to appear.

Symptoms of the coronavirus are a high temperature, a new, ongoing cough, and loss or change in taste or smell.


Anyone showing symptoms can book a free test online or by calling 119. The mobile test site will be at the Newport Community Hub through Thursday. The Middlehaven permanent site is open daily from 8 am-8pm.

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Olivello Management cooperates fully with Middlesbrough Council and takes responsible action. A deep cleaning was performed. The restaurant will be closed until Monday when the situation is reviewed.

Attempts are now being made to contact clients directly to provide urgent advice on self-isolation.

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“We have been contacted by the Middlesbrough Council and advised to take serious measures after customers tested positive for COVID-19 between 25 and 29 August,” the restaurant said in a statement.

“The customers who had dinner with us between (those dates) are now [being] They were contacted because they may have been in contact with a COVID-19 case.

“We apologize for any inconvenience. If someone shows symptoms, they should go and get a test.”

“We would like to share with any of our employees having symptoms but they will all be tested before we reopen.”

The statement said a deep cleaning company will be in the restaurant tomorrow, while those with questions should call them on 01642 650772 or via Facebook.

Middlesbrough Council continues to remind residents of the following urgent advice:

  • If you have symptoms of Coronavirus, you and all your family members should self-isolate
  • This means staying home other than for medical reasons such as attending an exam: don’t go to work, school, or public places, and don’t use public transport or taxis.
  • You shouldn’t even go out to buy food or other necessities, and you should do any exercise inside your home
  • Anyone with symptoms, no matter how mild, should book a free test online or by calling 119. The test center in Middelhaven has the capacity to run about 800 tests per day and home test kits can also be ordered.
  • The more people you interact with, the greater the chance that the virus will spread. Therefore, try to limit the number of people you see – especially during short periods of time. The risk of indoor transmission is also higher, so you need to pay close attention to staying as safe as possible
  • Anyone advised to self-isolate after a positive test must complete the full isolation period by staying home
  • If you have been notified that you have been in close contact with someone who has tested positive, you must continue to self-isolate for a full 14 days even if you have had a negative test.
  • Everyone should try to stay two meters away from people they do not live with, wash their hands regularly for at least 20 seconds, and wear a face covering in shared transportation or in public places such as stores.

Anyone who needs more advice about Coronavirus can contact NHS 111.

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