The bar where several people were exposed to COVID-19 last Friday night is the Irishman Pub on Klapparstígur in the city centre. The Chief Epidemiologist and the Department of Civil Protection and Emergency Management revealed the bar’s name, in cooperation with the bar’s owners. People who visited the bar Friday, September 11, from 4 pm to 11 pm, are asked to come in for testing.
A notice from the Department of Civil Protection stated that nothing pointed towards disease preventions being lacking, but that there’s always a danger of infection when people gather.
“It’s vital to locate the people who were there to stop the further spread of the virus. Those who visited the aforementioned bar Friday, September 11, from 16-23, are invited to come in for testing,” the notice continues.
Those who visited the Irishman last Friday can sign up for testing today at www.heilsuvera.is.
There’s been an increase of confirmed cases of COVID-19 for the past few days, most of them stemming from people visiting the same bar, now revealed to have been the Irishman Pub.