One other Victorian visitors controller related to the Moonee Valley COVID-19 testing site has turn out to be constructive with the virus, after sharing a automobile experience with a constructive case.
The person examined constructive to COVID-19 on Friday, having visited the Devon Plaza Woolworths on Wednesday morning whereas doubtlessly infectious earlier than being advised to isolate. The grocery store is now a tier-1 publicity web site.
All different employees on the Moonee Valley Racecourse testing web site in Melbourne’s north have returned preliminary unfavourable exams, in accordance with Well being Minister Martin Foley, however will stay in 14 day quarantine.
The opposite Victorian case introduced on Saturday morning was in isolation all through their infectious interval. They’re a private shut contact dwelling within the Newport residences which was visited by Moonee Valley visitors controller who examined constructive on Wednesday.
Mr Foley stated well being authorities nonetheless didn’t know the way the unique visitors controller contracted the virus.
“We nonetheless are investigating how it’s that our first visitors controller contracted COVID,” he stated.
“And while we all know that the genomic sequencing has linked him to the unique incursions from New South Wales, we’ve but to find out the exact acquisition supply, we proceed to work by doable hyperlinks.
“Please, you probably have visited Woolworths in Devon Plaza, Doncaster, on Wednesday 28 July between 10:20am and 11:25am, you need to instantly get your self remoted for 14 days, and you need to get examined.”
There are actually 180 lively circumstances all through the state, which Mr Foley stated was a discount of 20 lively circumstances from Friday.
Seven Victorians are in hospital with COVID-19, one needing a ventilator.