A COVID-19 positive traveller made multiple stops along the Hume Freeway/Highway in Victoria and NSW.
NSW Health and Victorian authorities declared a dozen new exposure locations from the NSW South Coast to Glenrowan, right back to the Melbourne CBD in evening announcements on Tuesday.
It comes after a traveller tested positive for COVID-19 following an interstate trip last week.
They returned a positive result after being tested for the virus six days after symptoms emerged on the day after they arrived home.
"NSW Health has been advised by the Victoria Department of Health and Human Services [DHHS] that a confirmed case of COVID-19 from Melburne was in Jervis Bay, Goulburn, Hyams Beach and Vincentia while potentially infectious," NSW Health said.
"That person, who reported the onset of symptoms on May 25 and was tested [Monday], drove back to Melbourne on May 24."
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The traveller, who was in NSW on Sunday, May 23 and Monday, 24, arrived home prior to the southern state's lockdown and stay-at-home measures implemented on Thursday.
Anyone who was at the following NSW venues at the listed times is urged to call the state health department on 1800 943 553, get tested and isolate until further information from NSW Health is received.
- Goulburn: Shell Coles Express Big Merino, 1/3 Sowerby Street, on Monday May 24 between 10am and 11.30am
- Goulburn: Trappers Bakery, 4 Sowerby Street, on Monday May 24 between 10.30am and 11.30am
- Hyams Beach: Cooked Goose Cafe (formerly Hyams Beach Cafe), 76 Cyrus Street, on Sunday May 23 between 10am and noon
- Jervis Bay: Green Patch campground in Booderee National Park, Village Bay Road, all day on Sunday May 23 and until 9am Monday May 24
- Vincentia: Coles Vincentia Shopping Village, 21 The Wool Road, on Sunday May 23 between 10am and 10.20am, and 12pm to 1pm
A number of service stations along the Hume Highway over the Murray River are also considered exposure sites, the Victorian government said on Tuesday night.
Anyone who was at the following sites at the specified times are required to be tested immediately and quarantine for 14 days, the department said.
- Euroa: BP Euroa, 29 Tarcome Street, between 5pm and 6pm on Monday May 24
- Melbourne CBD: GTA Consultants, level 24 and 25 of 55 Collins Street, 8.30am to 6.30pm on Tuesday, May 25
- Docklands: Coles Spencer Street, 201 Spencer Street, between noon and 1pm on Sunday May 30
Anyone at these locations within the relevant timeframes need to get a test and isolate until a negative result is received:
- Glenrowan: BP truckstop, Hume Freeway southbound carriageway, between 4pm and 4.30pm on Monday May 24
- Wallan: BP truckstop, 1050 Hume Freeway, between 6.45pm and 7.15pm on Monday May 24
- Melbourne CBD: Officeworks QV Centre, Russell Street, between 10.40am and 11.10am on Sunday May 30
- Melbourne CBD: Male public toilets, 225 Bourke Street, between 1pm and 2.30pm on Monday, May 31
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