NSW contact tracers are racing to contain coronavirus spread after three cases were recorded in western Sydney; Victoria’s border with NSW shuts with thousands rushing to make Friday night deadline – follow latest updatesNSW records three new Covid infectionsTwo more cases confirmed in VictoriaLatest hotspots in NSW and Victoria
Victoria closes border to NSW 9.54pm GMT Last night the Victorian department of health updated the list of potential exposure sites.Among the locations is a restaurant in Leongatha, in South Gippsland. A Covid case worked at the Coral Fish and Chips shop between 7.30am and 11.30am and between 4pm and 7.30pm on 27 December. If you visited during that date and time you must get tested immediately and quarantine until you receive a negative result.Frankston (VIC) testing site already swamped this morning. Traffic lined up for hundreds of metres back around the corner. Was told no walk-ins being accepted, only vehicles. #COVID19Vic pic.twitter.com/027ERZiQwFWe are extending opening hours where possible and locations will be open over the weekend. The full list of test sites, including new pop up sites, is here: https://t.co/ogHDjd53AD #EveryTestHelps #StaySafeStayOpen (2/2) 9.39pm GMT You can find a list of NSW hotspots and locations of concern here: Related: Covid hotspots NSW: list of Sydney and regional coronavirus case locations Related: Victoria Covid hotspots: list of Melbourne and regional case locations Continue reading…
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Publish date : 2021-01-01 21:54:50
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