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Coronavirus cluster grows at Mcdonald’s in Fawkner as ANOTHER worker is diagnosed with COVID-19 

McDonald’s coronavirus cluster grows as ANOTHER worker at the same store is diagnosed with COVID-19

  • A third McDonald’s employee has tested positive for the killer coronavirus 
  • The restaurant in Fawkner, Victoria closed on Saturday after two positive cases
  • The store underwent a deep clean as all 92 employees were tested as precaution
  • Another cluster is at Cedar Meats which has 85 positive COVID-19 cases 
  • Here’s how to help people impacted by Covid-19

A third McDonald’s employee has tested positive for the killer coronavirus. 

The fast food restaurant in Fawkner, Victoria closed on Saturday after two other employees were diagnosed with COVID-19.

The third employee tested positive on Monday and has since been isolating.   

All 92 employees of the Fawkner store have been tested for coronavirus as a precaution. 

The restaurant underwent a deep clean following the first diagnosis and will reopen using staff from other McDonald’s stores. 

The fast food restaurant in Fawkner, Victoria closed on Saturday after two other employees were diagnosed with COVID-19 

The close contacts of those infected have been contacted and will be required to self-isolate for the next 14 days. 

The cluster comes after another outbreak in Melbourne with Cedar Meats recording a total of 85 employees testing positive.

Cedar Meats has also been closed, as Victoria increases testing throughout the state.  

An investigation into how the virus broke out at Cedar Meats is ongoing.

‘Today’s increase in cases illustrates once again that while we have been flattening the curve, our battle against COVID-19 is far from over,’ Victoria’s Chief Health Officer Professor Brett Sutton said.

‘Victorians have done a remarkable job so far sticking to the coronavirus restrictions and staying at home has saved lives. But now is not the time for complacency.’

Victoria recorded a total of 17 positive cases on Tuesday.  

The cluster comes after another outbreak in Melbourne with Cedar Meats recording a total of 85 employees testing positive

The cluster comes after another outbreak in Melbourne with Cedar Meats recording a total of 85 employees testing positive 

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk


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