Illawarra Newsroom

COVID linked to Shellharbour South Beach

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PUBLIC HEALTH ALERT Shellharbour South Beach and Little Park on Sunday 11 October, 12pm-4pm

NSW Health is alerting the public that confirmed cases of COVID-19 linked to the Oran Park cluster have attended a number of venues in western Sydney and the south coast over the past nine days.

Contact tracing is underway. NSW Health will contact close and casual contacts directly. Anyone who was at the following venues is potentially a close contact and should monitor for symptoms and get tested immediately if they develop. After testing, they must remain in isolation until a negative test result is received:

Anyone who attended the following locations is considered a casual contact of these cases. They must monitor for symptoms and get tested immediately if they develop. After testing, they must remain in isolation until a negative test result is received.

Shellharbour South Beach and Little Park on Sunday 11 October, 12pm-4pm

Contact tracing is underway for anyone who travelled on the following public transport. Fellow travellers must monitor for symptoms and get tested immediately if they develop. After testing, they must remain in isolation until a negative test result is received. NSW Health will contact close and casual contacts directly.

Testing numbers have dropped recently, which is a concern. NSW Health is appealing to the community to come forward for testing right away if you have even the mildest of symptoms like a runny nose or scratchy throat, cough, fever or other symptoms that could be COVID-19.

There are more than 300 COVID-19 testing locations across NSW. To find your nearest clinic visit https://www.nsw.gov.au/.../how-to-protect.../clinics or contact your GP.