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New venues of concern in Bega Valley

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New venues of concern have been identified on the South Coast, around the Merimbula area. 

If you visited any of the following venues on Friday October 15 you must get tested immediately and isolate until you get a negative result:

  • Capital Pathology on Main Street in Merimbula on from 9:35am to 10:35am
  • Master Kebabs at the Tura Beach Shopping Centre from 10:15am to 10:50am
  • Tura Beach BWS at the Tura Beach Shopping Centre from 10:30am to 11:05am

See a full list of the latest venues of concern across NSW HERE.

Anyone who visited one of these venues 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.

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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.

The state recorded 372 new locally acquired cases of COVID-19 to 8pm last night with Southern NSW recording no new cases. 

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Meanwhile, 92.5% of people aged 16+ have had one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine across NSW while 82.3% have had two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine.