Mildura bottle shop listed as COVID-19 exposure site as outbreak spreads

A COVID-19 case was confirmed in Mildura yesterday. (ABC News: Christopher Testa)

A venue in Mildura has been added to Victoria's list of COVID-19 exposure sites after a case was identified in the regional Victorian town yesterday.

Dan Murphy's in Fifteenth Street, Mildura, has been listed as a tier 2 exposure site between 3:00pm and 3:35pm on September 3.

The positive case is a Melbourne resident who travelled to Mildura for reasons that are being investigated.

They also attended the Mallee District Aboriginal Services (MDAS) vaccination clinic on Thursday, September 2, but the clinic will not be listed as an exposure site.

There are now close to 950 exposure sites across Victoria after dozens of new ones were listed last night.

New tier 1 exposure sites listed last night include:

  • Pearl Street Child Care Centre, Glenroy on September 1 and 3
  • Fruithall, 465 Dalmore Road, Cardinia, on September 4 and 5
  • Yara Child Care Centre, Mala Street, Truganina, on September 2 and 3
  • VicRoads, 12 Clarke Street, Sunshine, on September 2

Anyone who has visited a tier 1 site during the exposure period must get tested and isolate for 14 days.

The Pearl Street childcare centre in Glenroy is listed as an exposure site for September 1 and 3. (ABC News: Billy Draper)

Among the tier 2 exposure sites listed last night were venues in Carlton, Mernda, Docklands, and Preston.

Some of the are:

  • Royal Dental Hospital, 720 Swanston Street, Carlton between August 28 and September 1
  • Mernda Cafe Convenience, 1/40 Breadalbane Avenue, Mernda on August 31 and September 1
  • Apartment complex at 673 Latrobe Street, Docklands, from August 28 to August 31
  • Apartment complex at 35 Plenty Road, Preston, between August 30 and September 8.

Check the table below to find all the sites of concern and their exposure windows.

You can find information on testing site hours and the nearest site to you on the Department of Health website.

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