Health authorities add new venues to Victoria’s list of COVID-19 exposure sites

A healthcare worker in PPE looks at a screen while conducting COVID tests.

Health authorities have added new tier 1 venues to Victoria’s list of COVID-19 exposure sites.The new tier 1 sites are:Paynesville Wine Bar at 85A Esplanade, Paynesville, between 3:30pm and 5:30pm on October 12, and between 3:30pm and 5:30pm on October 13McQuinns Gym at 14-18 High Street, Bendigo, between 2:30pm and 6:30pm on October 10, between 5:00am … Read more

Victorian health authorities list more tier 1 COVID-19 exposure sites

A blue sign shows a hand with a phone and the words 'HAVE YOU CHECKED IN?'.

More venues in Melbourne and regional Victoria have been listed as tier 1 COVID-19 exposure sites.The new venues listed last night are:Woodend Primary School at 146 High Street, Woodend between 8:45am and 4:00pm on October 5 and 6Queen of Peace Parish Primary School at 62 Everingham Road, Altona Meadows between 8:30am and 4:00pm on October 5Virtual … Read more

Victorian COVID-19 positive truck driver entered Western Australia, exposure sites identified

A close-up side-on shot of a woman wearing a face mask in front of a fence with a red COVID clinic sign on it.

Three Western Australian service stations are potential COVID-19 exposure sites after a Victorian truck driver who tested positive to the virus entered the state.Key points:A man in his 20s who visited WA recently has tested positive to COVID-19The truck driver was in the state for five daysService stations in Kewdale and the Goldfields are potential exposure sitesThe … Read more

Tier 1 COVID exposure sites listed in Melbourne and regional Victoria as case numbers spike

Castlemaine Health hospital, a part modern, part old red brick building in Castlemaine

Multiple medical facilities are prominent among the latest tier 1 additions to Victoria’s COVID exposure site list. The new tier 1 locations include:Rowville Medical Clinic on September 28 between 4:50pm and 5:40pmFour Corners Medical Clinic in Cobblebank on September 27 between 12:30pm and 1:30pmSmile Avenue Specialist Orthodontists in Blackburn on September 27 between 11:00am and 12:00pmIn addition, some patients at … Read more

Traralgon maternity ward, Indigenous clinic locked down after COVID-19 exposure

The hospital in Traralgon has lost power.

A maternity and paediatric ward at an eastern Victorian hospital is in lockdown after being exposed to a COVID-positive person while a local Indigenous medical clinic has been identified as a tier-one exposure site.Key points:A maternity and paediatric ward in Gippsland is in lockdown after a person infected with COVID-19 attended yesterdayTwo new COVID cases today take … Read more

Queensland’s COVID exposure site list expands to Brisbane suburbs including Carindale’s Westfield Shopping Centre

Queensland's COVID exposure site list expands to Brisbane suburbs including Carindale's Westfield Shopping Centre

Health authorities have added more venues across Brisbane to Queensland exposure site list after a new locally acquired case of COVID-19 was detected on the Gold Coast.Among the newer locations are several stores at the Westfield Shopping Centre at Carindale in Brisbane’s north, a bottle shop at Camp Hill and a Woolworths in Cannon Hill in Brisbane’s … Read more

Victoria’s COVID-19 exposure sites include Mercy Hospital for Women, more schools and childcare

Victoria's COVID-19 exposure sites include Mercy Hospital for Women, more schools and childcare

A women’s hospital in Melbourne’s north has been deemed a tier 1 COVID-19 exposure site, sending all exposed patients into quarantine. The Mercy Hospital for Women in Heidelberg confirmed a patient tested positive to COVID-19 after visiting a women’s outpatient clinic.”The hospital is taking an exceptionally cautious approach and in line with Department of Health advice … Read more