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COVID-19 case identified at Subway in Cache Creek

A case of COVID-19 has been identified at the Subway restaurant at 1209 Highway 97 in Cache Creek.
March 31, 2020 - 3:11 PM

Interior Health has identified a case of COVID-19 at the Subway restaurant in Cache Creek and is asking people who visited the location last week to self-isolate.

The health authority is asking people who visited the Subway on March 25, 26 and 27 to self-isolate and monitor their symptoms until April 10 or 14 days from the time of their visit.

If customers remain healthy and do not develop symptoms, they will able to return to their normal activities after the 14 days of isolation, Interior Health says.

For customers who develop respiratory symptoms, they must isolate at home for a minimum of 10 days from the time their symptoms develop and until their symptoms resolve completely, the health authority advises.

Symptoms of COVID-19 include fever, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing. Other milder symptoms may include runny nose, fatigue, body aches (muscles and joints aching), diarrhea, headache, sore throat, vomiting and red eyes.

Click here for a guide on self-isolation.

Testing is not required for those who have mild respiratory symptoms. If respiratory symptoms worsen, especially in the elderly or those who have underlying health conditions, call 811 or your health-care provider.

To access the self-assessment tool, click here.

Community transmission of COVID-19 has been detected in communities across the Interior Health region, the release states. All communities should assume COVID-19 cases are present and take appropriate precautions.

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