New Geelong COVID-19 case

August 27, 2021 BY

New COVID-19 test sites are open across Geelong today following the identification of a new positive case.

A NEW positive COVID-19 case has been identified in Geelong, with two additional Tier 2 exposure sites – Coles Waurn Ponds and Xavier’s Kebabs – added to the growing list.

Pop-up testing sites are open today at Deakin University, Waurn Ponds (Peter Thwaites Lecture Theatre, Alfred Deakin Drive), the Geelong Showgrounds (enter via Gate 2, Breakwater Road), and Beckley Park, Broderick Road, Corio.

Barwon Health’s testing sites have extended hours to cater for increased demand and the community is encouraged to attend the site closest to them if they need testing.

If you have attended any of these sites at the dates and times listed, you must get tested and isolate until you receive a negative result:

Coles Waurn Ponds, including the loading dock, (173-199 Pioneer Road):

– 14 August, 4pm to 5pm

– 14 August, 11.45pm to 15 August 12.30am

– 15 August, 3pm to 3.45pm

– 15 August, 10.45pm to 11.30pm

Xavier’s Kebabs, 10 Mercer Street, Geelong

– 18 August, 11.45pm to 19 August 1am

Barwon Health’s Professor Eugene Athan said Barwon Health was working with the Department of Health to investigate the exposures, with contact tracing underway.

Visit the Barwon Health website for testing updates, visit the DHS coronavirus web page for exposure site information.

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