A NURSE deployed to a Melbourne Woolworths to give out COVID-19 temperature checks to staff tests positive for coronavirus
- Nurse at Craigieburn’s Highlands shopping centre Woolworths tested positive
- She had been deployed to check staff members’ temperatures at the store
- The nurse had last worked at the Woolworths store on July 24 from 7am to 6pm
- The supermarket has since undergone a deep clean overnight on Monday
A nurse deployed to check staff members’ temperatures at a Melbourne Woolworths has tested positive to COVID-19.
The nurse who had been working at the Craigieburn’s Highlands shopping centre in the city’s north was confirmed to have contracted the virus on Tuesday.
The nurse had last been at the Woolworths store on July 24 from 7am to 6pm.
A nurse checking staff members’ temperatures at a Woolworths in the Craigieburn’s Highlands shopping centre (pictured) has tested positive to COVID-19
‘The case has been deemed low risk due to the level of contact the nurse had with staff members. We are not aware that the nurse has transmitted COVID-19 to anyone else at the Centre,’ the centre said.
‘As per protocol, Woolworths completed a deep clean of the store (on Monday) as an additional precaution Highlands Shopping Centre has also undergone a detailed deep clean overnight in the common areas.’
Woolworths had deployed nurses to some of their stores and customer fulfillment centres in July.
The health care teams were used to check staff members’ temperatures as part of compulsory COVID-19 measures.
More to come.