The Covid situation has deteriorated in Rauma – more possible exposures over the weekend

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Rauma Health Services has received information on Wednesday 28 July that people tested positive for Covid-19 infection have been at different restaurants on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 July.

People tested positive for Covid have been at Poroholma Rantatalo on Saturday 24 July from 5 PM to 8:30 PM and at Street Bar on the night between Saturday and Sunday from 2 AM to 4 AM. One person tested positive for Covid has been at Wanhan Rauman Kaffebar on Sunday 25 July from 3 PM to 3:30 PM.

Everyone who has been at those places at those times is asked to monitor their symptoms and book an appointment for a Covid test at a low threshold.

Infection rates in Rauma have been growing strongly during the week. Rauma Health Services has received information about four positive test on Monday, eight on Tuesday and ten on Wednesday.

– Rauma may currently have several cases in the incubation period and the symptoms may have not yet begun. In addition, some carriers may be completely asymptomatic. Infections are largely derived from nightlife. Using masks and keeping the distance to other people is now absolutely essential, says Katrimari Salmela, the doctor responsible for infectious diseases.

The most common incubation period for Covid infection is about 4 to 5 days but varies between 1 and 14 days. If the exposed person has even mild symptoms such as runny nose, cough, sore throat, fever, odor or taste disturbance, or in some cases diarrhea, it is important to book an appointment for the test without any delay.