Covid Geelong: two new cases of Covid on the first day of freedom
Several new local level 1 exposure sites have been listed after two new cases of coronavirus were recorded in Greater Geelong.
Two new cases of coronavirus have been recorded in Greater Geelong, as residents enjoy their first day of freedom.
Victoria Covid Commander Jeroen Weimar announced on Monday that the cases were known primary close contacts of existing cases that had been isolated.
However, five new Level 1 exhibition sites have been listed for Geelong.
Anyone who has visited the following locations on the date and at the times indicated must be tested and self-isolate for 14 days:
• Bottlemart Express, Herne Hill on September 19 between 8:00 p.m. and 8:40 p.m.
• Bendigo Bank, Geelong West September 23 from 4:45 p.m. to 5:20 p.m.
• TH Nails & Spa, Geelong West September 18th from 2pm to 4:30 pm
• The Inn Hotel, Geelong September 18 from 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.
• Taste Jamaica, 6-7 / 112 Pakington Street, Geelong West, September 18th from 10pm to 11.59pm
No new cases have been announced for the Surf Coast, which also spent the last week in lockdown.
The numbers are good news after a slew of new exhibition venues listed over the weekend and seven cases in the Geelong and Surf Coast LGAs announced on Sunday.
There have been 12 recorded cases in the Victoria area.
It comes as Victoria announced 705 new cases of Covid, as well as another death.
Barwon Health spokeswoman Kate Bibby said contact tracers were conducting follow-up interviews with new cases to identify sites of exposure.
Ms Bibby said more than 2,000 tests were carried out in the Geelong region on Sunday.
“We encourage the community to monitor the Ministry of Health website
and Barwon Health’s Facebook page for exhibit sites, ”said Ms. Bibby.
Currently, 77.5% of eligible Victorians have received a single dose of a Covid vaccine, while 47.4% are fully vaccinated.
Prime Minister Daniel Andrews said on Monday that more than 80% of the last Covid-19 cases in Victoria were under 50, while 23% of the last cases were in their 20s.