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New venue of concern in Tathra


Of the 444 new locally acquired cases of COVID-19 from 105,508 tests across the state, Southern NSW Local Health District has been notified of no new cases to 8.00pm last night (Tuesday October 12).

A new venue of concern has been identified in Tathra in the Bega Valley.

The Tathra Wombat Holes Mini Golf at 2 Andy Poole Drive in Tathra on Friday October 1 between 3.15pm and 5.45pm.

Anyone who visited one of the venue at the times listed is a casual contact and must immediately get tested and isolate until a negative result is received.

Staff will be contacted separately by SNSWLHD’s Public Health Unit regarding their testing and isolation requirements.

The following testing clinics are open:

  • The Old Bega Racecourse: Wednesday to Friday (October 15) 8am until 4pm
  • Pambula Hospital: Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 9am until 1pm.
  • The testing clinic at South East Regional Hospital, is closed while the Eden carpark at Twofold Arcade pop up is open, Wednesday from 9am until 1pm.

COVID Southern Numbers 1310 1

If additional venues are identified through further contact tracing these will be announced as soon as they are known.

Anyone who checked in to a venue of concern during the times listed, using the Service NSW QR app, will be notified by SMS from NSW Health as soon as possible over the next 48 hours.

Everyone in the District should be alert for any symptoms that could signal COVID-19, including headache, nausea, sore throat, runny nose, cough, loss of smell or taste, or fever.

If symptoms appear, people must isolate and get tested immediately, and remain isolated until a negative result is received.To help stop the spread of COVID-19:

  • If you are unwell, get tested and isolate right away – don’t delay.
  •  Wash your hands regularly. Take hand sanitiser with you when you go out.
  • Keep your distance. Leave 1.5 metres between yourself and others.
  •  Wear a mask indoors and while on or waiting for public transport.

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