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New public health alerts for Wollongong, Shellharbour, Kembla Grange, Corrimal and Unanderra


Six new public health alerts have been issued for locations across the Illawarra after being visited by COVID positive cases.

The casual contact alerts are in place for exposures between last Friday morning and September 10.

They include supermarkets in Unanderra, Shellharbour, Wollongong and Corrimal aswell as Bunnings at Kembla Grange and a pharmacy on Crown Street.

Illawarra COVID venues of concern:

Kembla Grange - Bunnings - 8:40am to 8:55am on Friday September 17

Unanderra - Woolworths - 1:50pm to 2:15pm on Monday September 13

Wollongong - Downtown Mediadvice Pharmacy on Crown Street - 9:30am to 9:30am on Monday September 13

Shellharbour - Coles Shellharbour, 1 Holm Place Shellharbour City Centre - 12:45pm to 1:20pm on Sunday September 12

Wollongong - Woolworths - 9:40am to 10:05am on Saturday September 11

Corrimal - Coles - 6:10pm to 7:30pm on Friday September 10

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

"If your date of exposure at the 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," Health said.