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Multiple Illawarra venues added to COVID concern list


Public Health Alerts have been issued for three Illawarra locations while customers of four other businesses from Wollongong to Bomaderry have also been advised of possible exposure to COVID positive cases.

NSW Health said a person with Coronavirus attended Woolworths Fairy Meadow on Monday morning this week and last Thursday.

Woolworths has updated the information for the Bomaderry store exposure dates and times.

Mitchell's Market at Warilla Grove and the Ampol at Barrack Heights have also been added to the venues of concern list after confirmed cases attended the locations last Tuesday.

NSW Health said anyone who attended the venues are listed as casual contacts and must get tested and self-isolate until a negative result is received.

"If your date of exposure at this venue 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.

Illawarra Public Health Alerts

Fairy Meadow - Woolworths Fairy Meadow on Monday September 13 from 11am to 11:31am and Thursday September 9 from 8:57am to 9:25am

Lake Illawarra - Mitchell's Market Warilla Grove on Tuesday September 7 from 12:30pm to 5:30pm

Barrack Heights - Ampol Foodary Barrack Heights on Tuesday September 7 from 7pm to 7:05pm

Wave FM has also been shared correspondence from NSW Health that has been sent out advising that a person who attended Coles Warrawong on Friday September 10 between 4pm and 4.30pm has tested positive for COVID.

An message was also sent to people who attended Coles in Wollongong last Monday afternoon between 3:10pm and 3:35pm.

"All people that were there at the same time are advised to get tested as soon as possible and self-isolate until a negative result is received," the message said.

The IGA grocery store at Kiama Downs has been cleaned a number of times after a confirmed case shopped at the store last Saturday between 2pm and 2.20pm.

Staff that were working at the time have been tested and are isolating until their results are received.

Woolworths is also advising customers of its Bomaderry supermarket that a confirmed case shopped there over a three day period late last week.

Woolies said the infected person was in store on Saturday 12 September - from 2:50pm to 3:10pm, Friday 10 September - from 1:05pm to 1:45pm, and on Thursday 9 September - from 5:10pm to 5:45pm