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Bondi coronavirus clinic inundated after two schools close

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The drive-through clinic was inundated today after students were evacuated from Waverley College and Moriah College.

Queues of cars stretched for hundreds of metres from a COVID-19 testing clinic after two nearby schools shut down due to students contracting the virus.

The drive-through clinic, in Bondi in Sydney's eastern suburbs, was inundated today after students were evacuated from Waverley College and Moriah College.

Dozens of people in cars lined up waiting for the coronavirus test, as several new cases were confirmed in the local area.

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Long queues were seen at a Bondi coronavirus testing clinic today after two schools closed.The drive-through clinic is being operated by St Vincents.

The advice from NSW Health officials is that anyone with even the mildest of symptoms should go and get tested.

Earlier today, a primary school student from Moriah College in Queens Park was confirmed to have coronavirus, and all children were sent home.

Less than two kilometres down the road, students were sent home from Waverley College after a Year 7 boy tested positive to COVID-19.

Dozens of people in cars lined up at the drive-through clinic.A student at Moriah College has tested positive for coronavirus.

The diagnosis comes after St Ignatius' College Riverview was abruptly closed last week after a student tested positive.

Day students were immediately sent home and boarders told to return to their boarding houses.

A handful of other schools in Sydney, including in Epping, Normanhurst and St Marys, have all closed their doors temporarily after positive cases.

Source: 9News

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