UPDATED: Fresh COVID cases in Latrobe City, number of new exposure sites listed

Latrobe City recorded 70 new COVID-19 cases in the 24 hours up to midnight.

Staff writers

TWO new positive cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Latrobe City on Saturday.
Gippsland Region Public Health Unit (GRPHU) said the two cases are linked to an existing case.
There are no exposure sites currently associated with these new cases.
GRPHU said both cases will be managed via the COVID Positive Pathway Process that includes regular contact and health monitoring.
“We would like to thank the community for turning up to get tested today,” A GRPHU spokesperson said.
“With the invaluable support of Latrobe City Council and health services from across the region, our teams conducted 130 COVID-19 tests at the Gippsland Regional Indoor Sports Stadium and 150 at the LRH Dorevitch Pathology drive through site.”
Both sites are open on Sunday.
• Gippsland Regional Indoor Sports Stadium – drive-through from 9.30am–5pm.
• Dorevitch Pathology at Latrobe Regional Hospital, Traralgon – drive through 9am–1pm. Appointments required 5165 0800.
Other testing sites open on Sunday include;
• LCHS – Moe Senior Citizens Centre – walk-up, no appointments necessary. 10am-2pm.
• Cowes Drive Through at Bass Coast Health. 9am–3pm.
• Wonthaggi Hospital Drive Through at Bass Coast Health. 9am–5pm.
The exposure sites in Latrobe City are as follows
Officeworks, Traralgon, Wednesday, September 15, 7am-8.30am
Kmart, Traralgon, Wednesday, September 15, 2.40pm-3.15pm
Kmart, Traralgon, Thursday, September 16, 2.05pm-2.20pm
Cooinda Hill Op-Shop, Thursday, September 16, 1.30pm-2pm
Coles, Traralgon, Thursday, September 16, 2.20pm-2.40pm
Bunnings Warehouse, Traralgon, Wednesday, September 15, 5.25pm-6.50pm
GRPHU said if you attended any of the exposure sites below during the specified times, then get tested and stay home until you receive a negative result.
SATURDAY, 3PM
ONE new positive case of COVID-19 has been confirmed in Latrobe City today.
There are a number of Tier 2 Exposure Sites which have been listed and are as follows:
Officeworks, Traralgon, Wednesday, September 15, 7am-8.30am
Kmart, Traralgon, Wednesday, September 15, 2.40pm-3.15pm
Kmart, Traralgon, Thursday, September 16, 2.05pm-2.20pm
Cooinda Hill Op-Shop, Thursday, September 16, 1.30pm-2pm
Coles, Traralgon, Thursday, September 16, 2.20pm-2.40pm
Gippsland Region Public Health Unit said if you have visited a Tier 2 Exposure Site during the specified times listed below, please get tested and stay home until you receive a negative result.
A pop up testing site will be held at the Gippsland Regional Indoor Sports Stadium, Traralgon – drive-through from 12pm – 5pm today.
Other testing sites include;
• LCHS – Moe Senior Citizens Centre – walk-up, no appointments necessary. Open until 2pm today and 10am – 2pm tomorrow, Sunday, September 26.
• Dorevitch Pathology at Latrobe Regional Hospital, Traralgon – drive through, appointments required. Open until 1pm today and 9am – 1pm tomorrow, Sunday 26 September.
• Latrobe Valley Respiratory Clinic, Morwell. Appointments required. Open until 2pm today.
• Warragul Respiratory Clinic. Appointments required. Open until 3pm today.
Respiratory Clinic opening times and booking details at www.gphn.org.au/covid-19/.