infection tracking

Coronavirus infections and exposures in Ravintola Rubiini and possible exposures in Pub Olohuone and Siltamäki shopping centre

Coronavirus infections have been reported in customers who have visited Ravintola Rubiini in Siltamäki on the following days: 9-11 May and 14-18 May. The infected persons may have also exposed other customers at the restaurant. In addition, there have also been possible exposures in the nearby Pub Olohuone on 15 May. Customers may have also been exposed in Siltamäki shopping centre on the following days: 9-11 May and 14-18 May.

Infections have been diagnosed in 11 customers of Ravintola Rubiini, so far.

Some of the infected persons also visited Pub Olohuone on Saturday 15 May, where they may have exposed other customers. 

We request everyone who was present in Ravintola Rubiini during 9-11 May and 14-18 May to contact the Epidemiological department, if they have not yet been contacted, tel. 09 310 51222 (Mon-Sun 9:00-15:30 pm) or by email tartuntataudit@hel.fi.

“It is essential that we reach the customers of Ravintola Rubiini on those days quickly. By doing so, we may be able to cut off the infection chains as effectively as possible”, says Chief Physician of Helsinki’s Epidemiological Operations Sanna Isosomppi.

Customers of Pub Olohuone and Siltamäki shopping centre are asked to monitor their condition and seek a coronavirus test in their own area immediately if there are even minor symptoms suggestive of a coronavirus infection.

 The symptoms of a coronavirus infection include intermittently elevated body temperature, fever, coughing, headache, muscle ache, a sore throat, a runny or stuffy nose, shortness of breath, loss of the sense of smell and taste, nausea, diarrhoea and abnormal fatigue.

Helsinki residents can complete a coronavirus symptom assessment at Omaolo.fi. The Omaolo service provides instructions and advises you to make an appointment for a coronavirus test when necessary. Test appointments can also be booked via the coronavirus helpline, tel. 09 310 10024 (Mon - Sun 8–18).