New Narre Warren Covid exposure site

A new exposure site has been identified in Narre Warren, with some visitors urged to get tested.

By Danielle Kutchel

The list of Covid-19 exposure sites in the south east has grown with the addition of a Narre Warren restaurant.

Tamarind 8, a Sri Lankan restaurant located at 7b/420 Princes Highway, Narre Warren, was named as an exposure site for the virus on Tuesday 5 January.

According to DHHS, a positive case visited the restaurant and got take away on Wednesday 30 December, between 6.30pm and 7pm.

Anyone who attended Tamarind 8 at that time must get tested immediately and quarantine until you receive a negative result.

The revelation follows a number of similar announcements over recent days.

On Tuesday 5 January, the Sikh Temple Keysborough at 206 Perry Road Keysborough was added as an exposure site. Anyone who visited the temple on Friday 1 January from 3pm-5pm must get tested immediately and quarantine for 14 days from the exposure.

In addition, anyone who has visited the following locations during the date and time indicated must get tested immediately and quarantine for 14 days from the exposure.

Holy Family Parish Doveton Catholic, 100 Power Road, Doveton on Saturday 26 December from 4pm-6pm – case attended Spanish Service

IKEA Springvale – Cafe and Restaurant, 917 Princes Highway, Springvale on Wednesday 30 December from 5.30pm-6.30pm – case dined at cafe.

The DHHS also advises that anyone who has visited any of the following locations during the date and time indicated must get tested immediately and quarantine until you receive a negative result:

Lakeside Paddle Boats, Emerald Lake Park on Thursday 31 December from 3.30pm-5.30pm – a case visited the venue.

Metro Trains Pakenham line on Thursday 31 December from 9pm-9.30pm – case caught train from Westall Station to Flinders St

Holy Family Parish Doveton Catholic, 100 Power Road, Doveton on Saturday 26 December at 6.30pm – case attended English service

Metro Trains Pakenham line on Friday 1 January from 4.30am-5am – case caught train from Flinders St to Westall Station

IKEA Springvale, 917 Princes Hwy, Springvale on Wednesday 30 December from 4pm-6.30pm – case shopped at store and dined at cafe

Springvale Shopping Centre, 46-58 Buckingham Avenue on Tuesday 29 December from 11am-12.30pm – case shopped

Anyone who has visited any of the following locations should monitor for symptoms – if symptoms develop, immediately get tested and isolate until you receive a negative result:

Fountain Gate Shopping Centre: Kmart, Big W, Target, Millers, King of Gifts, Lo Costa on Saturday 26 December from 9am-11am

Coles Hallam, 2 Princes Domain Drive, Hallam on Wednesday 30 December from 6.15am-6.30am – case shopped in store

On Wednesday 6 January, Victoria recorded three new coronavirus cases: one case was locally acquired and two in hotel quarantine. More than 37,000 test results were received.

For a full list of Covid-19 exposure sites, visit www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/case-locations-and-outbreaks

To find out where you can get tested for the virus, visit www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/where-get-tested-covid-19 or contact your GP.

 

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