Five adolescents have contracted coronavirus after visiting Heidi’s Bier Bar in Turku on Thursday 3 September. Anyone who visited the bar on this day should keep an eye on their condition and get tested for coronavirus if they experience any symptoms, even mild ones. Exposures to coronavirus may also have taken place on Saturday 5 September in night club Studio between 10 pm and 1 am.

Further information:

  • omaolo.fi
  • City of Turku coronavirus helpline
    tel. +358 2 266 2714, available from 8 am to 3 pm on weekdays and from 9 am to 11 am Sat-Sun

In addition, anyone who has attended different kinds of student events in Turku is advised to keep an eye on their condition and get tested for coronavirus if they experience any symptoms, even mild ones.

Symptoms of coronavirus may include sore throat, muscle pain, tiredness, runny nose, nausea, diarrhoea, fever, cough and shortness of breath. Different combinations of symptoms may also occur. Particularly with young adults, symptoms of coronavirus may be very mild, but it is important to get tested.

Turku residents can complete a symptom assessment for coronavirus online using the Omaolo service (omaolo.fi) or contact the City of Turku coronavirus helpline (tel. +358 2 266 2714, on weekdays between 8 am and 3 pm)

- In coronavirus infections detected in Turku, the share of young adults has been growing recently. It is important that we continue to keep safety distances and take care of good hand hygiene particularly in situations where people gather in groups, says Chief Physician for Infectious Diseases Jutta Peltoniemi

Restaurants and bars have been given general instructions related to coronavirus by the Regional State Administrative Agency. It is essential that customers visiting restaurants maintain safety distances and take care of good hand and coughing hygiene. By following these measures, we can prevent the spreading of coronavirus.

It is also expected that users of the Koronavilkku app will receive alerts on exposure to coronavirus. When the Koronavilkku app notifies the user about potential exposure, it also provides further instructions on what to do. Please follow these instructions.

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