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Covid-19 Australia: Melbourne McDonald’s and Woolworths added to exposure list

Hundreds of shoppers are forced into isolation after a McDonald’s and Woolworths are exposed to coronavirus along with four other locations in Melbourne

  • Six venues were added to Melbourne’s long Covid-19 exposure list on Sunday
  • More than 100 venues are on the list, down from 400 during peak lockdown
  • Among the new additions are a McDonald’s, Woolworths and a Medibank 

Urgent alerts have been issued for a McDonald’s and Woolworths exposed to coronavirus in Melbourne’s outbreak.

The Victorian Health Department added six locations to the exposure list overnight after confirming a positive Covid-19 case visited the locations.

They are listed as Tier Two exposure sites meaning anyone who visited must get tested and isolate until they receive a negative result.

The confirmed case visited the McDonald’s Freshwater Place at Southbank in the CBD between 5pm and 5.30pm on Friday, June 11.

The confirmed case visited the McDonald’s Freshwater Place on Freshwater Place, at Southbank, between 5pm and 5.30pm on June 11

They also went to Woolworths Melbourne Square, Shop 1/10 on Hoff Boulevard, at Southbank, between 4pm and 5.30pm on June 8

They also went to Woolworths Melbourne Square, Shop 1/10 on Hoff Boulevard, at Southbank, between 4pm and 5.30pm on June 8

They also went to Woolworths Melbourne Square on Hoff Boulevard at Southbank between 4pm and 5.30pm on Tuesday, June 8.

The Medibank office on level seven of 720 Bourke Street, Docklands, was also visited between 7.45am and 4.15pm on May 18. 

The  office building at 4 Freshwater Place, Southbank, has also been flagged as an exposure site.

The confirmed case visited that site between 8.40am and 9.25am, and 4.35pm and 5.30pm on each of Wednesday, Thursday and Friday last week. 

The Boyd Community Hub and its Maternal Child and Family Health Services on 207 City Road at Southbank was also visited by the Covid-19 positive case between 2.45pm and 3.45pm on Tuesday, June 8. 

The park play area at the same location was also flagged as an exposure site with the case visiting between 3.30pm and 4.30pm on the same day.  

There are more than 130 venues currently on Melbourne's exposure list - down from 400 that were listed last week

There are more than 130 venues currently on Melbourne’s exposure list – down from 400 that were listed last week

Wastewater in the northeastern suburbs of Balwyn North, Bulleen, Bundoora, Eaglemont, Heidelberg, Heidelberg Heights, Ivanhoe, Ivanhoe East, Kew East, Macleod, Rosanna, Viewbank, Watsonia and Yallambie are of particular concern

Wastewater in the northeastern suburbs of Balwyn North, Bulleen, Bundoora, Eaglemont, Heidelberg, Heidelberg Heights, Ivanhoe, Ivanhoe East, Kew East, Macleod, Rosanna, Viewbank, Watsonia and Yallambie are of particular concern 

There are more than 130 venues on Melbourne’s exposure list – down from 400 that were listed last week.

Covid fragments have also been detected in the sewage systems of a handful of suburbs, sparking concerns the virus could be in the region undetected.  

Wastewater in the northeastern suburbs of Balwyn North, Bulleen, Bundoora, Eaglemont, Heidelberg, Heidelberg Heights, Ivanhoe, Ivanhoe East, Kew East, Macleod, Rosanna, Viewbank, Watsonia and Yallambie are of particular concern.

There are no confirmed cases in the areas, prompting fears there is an undiagnosed infectious case still in the community. 

Anybody who visited the areas between June 9 and 10 are urged to seek testing if they develop any Covid symptoms.  

Six venues added to exposure list

The state’s health department added six new venues to Melbourne’s exposure list on Sunday. 

They have been flagged as Tier Two exposure sites meaning that anyone who visited the venues must get tested and isolate until they receive a negative result. 

SOUTHBANK: McDonald’s Freshwater Place on Freshwater Place between 5pm and 5.30pm on June 11.

SOUTHBANK: Woolworths Melbourne Square, Shop 1/10 on Hoff Boulevard, between 4pm and 5.30pm on June 8. 

SOUTHBANK: Freshwater Place office at 4 Freshwater Place between 8.40am and 9.25am, and 4.35pm and 5.30pm on June 9, between 8.40am and 9.25am, and 4.50pm and 5.30pm on June 10, and between 8.40am and 9.25am, and 4.50pm and 5.40pm on June 11.

SOUTHBANK: Boyd Community Hub on 207 City Road, between 2.45pm and 3.45pm on June 8.

SOUTHBANK: Boyd Community Hub – Maternal Child and Family Health Services on 207 City Road, between 2.45pm and 3.45pm on June 8.

SOUTHBANK: Boyd Community Hub on 207 City Road, between 3.30pm and 4.30pm on June 8.

DOCKLANDS: Medibank, Level Seven at 720 Bourke Street between 7.45am and 4.15pm on May 18.   

 

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