Exposure sites listed in Traralgon Covid cases
UPDATE - 5.30pm - Gippsland Region Public Health Unit
We have two new positive COVID-19 cases in Latrobe City. These are linked to the existing case, making it a total of 3 now.
There are no exposure sites currently associated with these new cases.
The Gippsland Region Public Health Unit is thanking the community for turning up to get tested today.
With the invaluable support of Latrobe City Council and health services from across the region, GRPHU teams conducted 130 COVID-19 tests at the Gippsland Regional Indoor Sports Stadium and 150 at the LRH Dorevitch Pathology drive-through site.
Both sites will be open again tomorrow (Sunday):
- Gippsland Regional Indoor Sports Stadium – drive-through from 9.30am – 5pm.
- Dorevitch Pathology at Latrobe Regional Hospital, Traralgon – drive-through 9am – 1pm. Appointments required 5176 0132.
From the Gippsland Region Public Health Unit - 2.45pm Saturday
A new positive COVID-19 case has been identified in Latrobe City.
Tier 2 Exposure Sites Latrobe City
Wednesday 15 September, 7.00am - 8.30am
Kmart, Traralgon Centre Plaza
Wednesday 15 September, 2.40pm - 3.15pm
Thursday 16 September, 2.05pm - 2.20pm
Cooinda Hill Opportunity Shop, Traralgon
Thursday 16 September, 1.30pm - 2.00pm
Coles Supermarket, Traralgon Centre Plaza
Wednesday 15 September, 2.50pm - 3.20pm
Thursday 16 September, 2.20pm - 2.45pm
Positive COVID-19 viral fragments continue to be detected in wastewater in areas around Moe, Trafalgar, Newborough, Traralgon and Phillip Island.
All known Primary Close Contacts (PCCs) in the areas of concern have been contacted and have been requested to undertake additional testing.
Anyone in these areas experiencing any flu-like symptoms, however minor, should get tested. Symptoms include fever, coughing, sore throat, fatigue and shortness of breath.
Testing sites below + South Gippsland & Baw Baw cases