Visitor to Cootamundra tests positive to COVID

Visitor to Cootamundra tests positive to COVID

A visitor to a private residence in Cootamundra has subsequently tested positive for COVID-19.

The person was in Cootamundra last Friday, July 16.

The household members have been identified as close contacts, and have been tested and are isolating in accommodation outside the Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD).

MLHD's Mobile Testing Clinic will be deployed to Cootamundra Showgrounds from 10am - 4pm today.

MLHD said today "No community risk has been identified at this time" but as a precaution the MLHD Mobile Testing Clinic will be deployed to Cootamundra to enable local people to be tested.

The mobile clinic will be at Cootamundra Showground, 47 Pinkerton Road from 10am to 4pm.

Please phone 1800 831 099 to pre-register for shorter time delays.

Walk-ins also welcome.

If you have symptoms - please get tested!

MOST COMMON SYMPTOMS:

Most common symptoms include fever and dry cough. Some people also experience sore throat, shortness of breath, or runny or stuffy nose.

Previously identified locations of concern in our region are: are as follows:

Gundagai Shell Coles Express

Anyone who attended the Shell Coles Express Gundagai on Thursday 8 July between 1am and 1.30am is considered a close contact and should get tested immediately and self-isolate for 14 days.

Jindera Shell

Anyone who attended the Jindera Shell on Saturday 10 July between 11.15am and 11.45am is considered a close contact and should get tested immediately and self-isolate for 14 days.

Hay Shell Roadhouse

Anyone who attended the Hay Shell Roadhouse on Saturday 10 July between 7.30am - 8.00am is considered a close contact and should get tested immediately and self-isolate for 14 days.

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