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Media release – Dr Mark Veitch, Director of Public Health, 4 February 2021 Tasmanian response to case of COVID-19 in Victoria A quarantine worker in Victoria was diagnosed with COVID-19 yesterday afternoon (Wednesday 3 February 2021). The urgent investigation by the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services has identified a number of contacts of […]

Media release – Dr Mark Veitch, Director of Public Health, 4 February 2021

Tasmanian response to case of COVID-19 in Victoria

A quarantine worker in Victoria was diagnosed with COVID-19 yesterday afternoon (Wednesday 3 February 2021).

The urgent investigation by the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services has identified a number of contacts of the case in household and workplace settings, and eight public locations visited by the case when they were likely to have been infectious.

These eight locations are in the Melbourne suburbs of Noble Park, Keysborough, Brighton, Brandon Park, Springvale and Heatherton on dates from Saturday 30 January to Monday 1 February 2021.

The specific locations have been declared high-risk locations by the Tasmanian Director of Public Health.

Anyone currently in Tasmania who has been in Victoria on or after 30 January 2021 should immediately check the list at www.coronavirus.tas.gov.au/travelalert

If you were at any of the premises at the specified dates and times, self-isolate immediately and call the Public Health Hotline on 1800 671 738 after 9am today for further advice. This list may change so check the webpage regularly if you were recently in Victoria.

People planning to travel to Tasmania will be required to confirm whether or not they have been at any of the high-risk locations at the specified dates and times. People who have been at the locations at the specific times will be required to apply to the Deputy State Controller to enter Tasmania. If allowed to enter they will be required to quarantine for 14 days.

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Victorian high-risk premises

Effective from midnight 3 February 2021

Noble Park
Club Noble, 46-56 Moodemere St, Noble Park, VIC 3174
2:36-3:30pm Saturday 30 January 2021

Keysborough
Aces Sporting Club (Driving Range)
Cnr Springvale Rd and Hutton Rd Keysborough, VIC 3173
10-11:15pm Saturday 30 January 2021

Brighton
Northpoint Café
2b North Rd, Brighton, VIC 3186
8:10-09:30am Sunday 31 January 2021

Keysborough
Kmart, Parkmore Keysborough Shopping Centre
C/317 Cheltenham Rd, Keysborough, VIC 3173
4-5pm Sunday 31 January 2021

Brandon Park
Kmart, Brandon Park Shopping Centre
Cnr Springvale Rd and Ferntree Gully Rd, Brandon Park, VIC 3170
4:35-5:10pm Sunday 31 January 2021

Springvale
Coles
825 Dandenong Rd, Springvale, VIC 3171
5-6pm Sunday 31 January 2021

Springvale
Bunnings
849 Princes Hwy, Springvale, VIC 3171
11:28am-12:15pm Monday 1 February 2021

Heatherton
Melbourne Golf Academy
385 Centre Dandenong Rd, Heatherton, VIC 3202
5:19-6:36pm Monday 1 February 2021

Anyone currently in Tasmania who was at any of the above premises at the specified times should self-isolate immediately and call the Public Health Hotline on 1800 671 738 for further advice. This list may change so please check this webpage regularly if you were in Victoria on or after Saturday 30 January 2021.

High-risk areas and premises

Travellers who have spent time in a high-risk area or premise in the 14 days before arriving in Tasmania are not permitted to enter Tasmania, unless approved as an Essential Traveller.

If entry is approved, there may be a quarantine requirement in government-designated accommodation (fees can apply).

Travellers who have spent time in a high-risk area or premise need to provide information to help determine entry and quarantine requirements for travel to Tasmania.

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The most effective way of doing this is via the G2G PASS system.

Where possible, travellers are encouraged to do this at least three (3) business days before arrival and not more than 14 days before travel.

If at any stage you develop cold or flu symptoms, contact the Public Health Hotline on 1800 671 738 to arrange a test.

If you are currently in Tasmania and you have been in New Zealand in the 14 days prior to your arrival in Tasmania, you should monitor the above list of premises daily and contact the Public health Hotline on 1800 671 738 if you have been at any of the listed premises.

If you were in Western Australia on or after Monday 25 January 2021 and are now in Tasmania, please check the WA risk location list. Self-isolate immediately in your accommodation if you were at any of the locations at the specific date and time, and call the Public Health Hotline on 1800 671 738 for further advice. The list may change so please check it regularly and call the hotline if you have attended a new location. Monitor your health and book a test by calling the hotline if you have even mild symptoms.

Source: Tasmanian Times https://www.tasmaniantimes.com/2021/02/tas-response-to-case-of-covid-19-in-victoria/#utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=tas-response-to-case-of-covid-19-in-victoria

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