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New Bega Valley exposure site


Another new COVID-19 exposure site has been identified in Merimbula on the South Coast.

If you visited the Merimbula Woolworths on Saturday September 4 from 3:30pm to 4:40pm, you are considered a casual contact and must get tested immediately and Self-isolate until you receive a negative result.

You should continue to monitor for symptoms and if any symptoms occur, get tested again.

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The pop up testing clinic is available at Club Sapphire in Merimbula, or you can get tested at the South East Regional Hospital clinic in Bega.

If you were at a casual contact venue at the time and date listed on the website, immediately get tested and isolate until you get a negative result, even if you have had a test in recent days.

If your date of exposure at this venue occurred in the past 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, and continue to monitor for symptoms, getting tested again if any symptoms occur.

For a full list of locations, including close and casual contact venues, public transport routes or changes to previously reported venues, visit nsw.gov.au/covid-19/nsw-covid-19-case-locations

Anyone with even mild cold-like symptoms must immediately get tested and self-isolate until a negative result is received.

Find your nearest testing clinic: nsw.gov.au/covid-19/health-and-wellbeing/clinics

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Tags: Bega Valley, coronavirus, COVID-19