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

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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

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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

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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

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

Nike and Amazon among brands advertising on Covid conspiracy sites | Coronavirus

Dozens of the world’s biggest brands, including Nike, Amazon, Ted Baker and Asos, have been advertising on websites that spread Covid-19 misinformation and conspiracy theories, it has emerged. The companies, as well as an NHS service, are among a string of household names whose ads appear to have helped fund websites that host false and … Read more