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Four Wollongong venues added to COVID concern list


Four more Wollongong businesses have been listed as COVID casual contact venues of concern following eight positive cases in Wollongong and Shellharbour yesterday.

The public health alerts are for a variety of venues that were visited by positive cases between last Saturday and Monday afternoon.

Chemist Warehouse and Priceline Pharmacy in the Wollongong CBD are on the list along with North Beach Kiosk and Aish's Seafood in Berkeley.

NSW Health said anyone who attended the venues at the listed times are advised to get tested immediately and self-isolate until a negative result is received.

"If your date of exposure at the venues occurred in the last four days, you must get another test on day five from the date of exposure. 

"Wear a mask around others and limit your movements until you get another negative result.

"You should continue to monitor for symptoms and if any symptoms occur, get tested again," NSW Health said.

New Illawarra COVID venues of concern:

* Chemist Warehouse, 243 Crown Street, Wollongong on Monday August 23 between 3:15pm and 3:20pm

* Aish's Seafood and Takeaway, Northcliffe Drive, Berkeley on Sunday August 22 between 4:50pm and 5:30pm

* North Beach Kiosk, 1 Cliff Road, North Wollongong on Sunday August 22 between 10am and 11am

* Priceline Pharmacy, Wollongong Central, Shop 105 Level 1, 200 Crown Street on  Saturday August 21 between 12:45pm and 1pm

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