Thirteen new COVID-19 cases in Latrobe City

One new Tier 1 exposure site has been added in Latrobe City.

Gregor Mactaggart

LATROBE City recorded 13 new COVID-19 cases in the 24 hours up to midnight.

Nine of the cases are in the 3840 postcode (Morwell district), two in the 3842 postcode (Churchill district), with one apiece in the 3825 postcode (Moe district) and 3844 postcode (Traralgon district).

Today’s tally lifts the total active cases in the municipality to 59.

Victoria’s chief health officer, Professor Brett Sutton, shared the news in this morning’s media update.

“We had 13 new cases in Latrobe,” Prof Sutton said.

Regional Victoria recorded 73 new cases in the 24 hours up to midnight, lifting the total of active cases to 483.

In addition to Latrobe’s 13, 12 were in the Mitchell Shire, 11 in Greater Shepparton and eight in Geelong.

Victoria recorded 1377 fresh cases in the 24 hours up to midnight.

There are now 12,711 active cases across the state.

CURRENT EXPOSURE SITES

Tier 1

Pets Domain, Mid Valley Shopping Centre:

Tuesday, 28 September, 12pm-2pm.

Gippsland Regional Aquatic Centre (GYM ONLY), Traralgon: 

Monday, 27 September, 6.20pm-7.20pm; Tuesday, 28 September, 6.20pm-7.45pm.

National Australia Bank, Morwell: 

Tuesday, 28 September, 9.00am–5pm; Wednesday, 29 September, 9am-11am.

Cafe Qu Bah, Mid Valley Shopping Centre, Morwell:

Sunday, 26 September, 5.55pm-7.15pm.

Village Cinemas, Morwell (CINEMA 5 ONLY):

Sunday, 26 September, 7pm-10.30pm.

Betta Electrical, Moe: 

Monday, 27 September, 9am-5pm.

Ramahyuck Medical Clinic, Morwell:

Wednesday, 22 September, 3.30pm-5pm; Thursday, 23 September, 9.30am–11am.

Repco, Morwell: 

Thursday, 23 September, 8am-12.30pm.

Repco, Traralgon: 

Monday, 20 September, 7am-5.30pm; Tuesday, 21 September, 7am-5.30pm; Wednesday, 22; September, 7am-5.30pm; Thursday, September 23, 12pm-5.30pm; Friday, 24 September, 8am-5.30pm.

Tier 2

Traralgon Centre Plaza, Traralgon: 

Sunday, 26 September, 5.20pm-5.40pm; Monday, 27 September, 1.45pm-2.10pm.

Food Co Cafe, Traralgon: 

Monday, 27 September, 1.15pm-1.35pm.

Specsavers, Traralgon: 

Monday, 27 September, 9.15am-10.30am.

TM&H Mitre 10, Moe: 

Sunday, 26 September, 2.55pm-3.10pm.

Clearview Radiology, Moe: 

Monday, 27 September, 11.45am-1pm.

Woolworths, Traralgon: 

Sunday, 26 September, 5pm-5.30pm, Saturday, 25 September 12.15pm-12.45pm.

Bunnings Warehouse, Traralgon: 

Friday, 24 September, 1pm-2pm, Wednesday, 15 September 5.25pm-6.50pm.

Montague Pharmacy, Rintoull St, Morwell: 

Wednesday, 22 September, 2.30pm-3pm.

Kmart, Traralgon Centre Plaza: 

Sunday 26 September, 5.30pm-6.20pm; Tuesday, 21 September, 10am-10.35am; Thursday, 16 September, 2.05pm-2.20pm; Wednesday, 15 September, 2.40pm-3.15pm.

Coles, Traralgon Centre Plaza: 

Tuesday, 21 September, 10.20am-10.45am; Thursday, 16 September, 2.20pm-2.45pm; Wednesday, 15 September, 2.50pm-3.20pm.

Bunnings Warehouse, Morwell: 

Tuesday, 21 September, 5.10pm-5.35pm.

Tyre Service, Traralgon Centre Plaza: 

Tuesday, 21 September, 9.30am-9.55am and 11.15am-11.45am.

Coles, Moe: 

Wednesday, 22 September, 6.30pm-7.05pm.

Dear Delilah Florist, Morwell: 

Wednesday, 22 September, 2pm-2.30pm and 4pm-4.30pm.

Shell Service Station, 115 Princes Highway, Traralgon: 

Tuesday, 21 September, 11am-12pm.

Coles, Morwell: 

Wednesday, 22 September, 9.30am-10am.

Woolworths, Mid Valley Shopping Centre, Morwell: 

Wednesday, 22 September, 10.10am-10.40am.

Cotton On, Traralgon Centre Plaza: 

Tuesday, 21 September, 9.45am-11.30am.

QBD Books, Traralgon Centre Plaza: 

Tuesday, 21 September, 11am-11.30am.

Officeworks, Traralgon: 

Wednesday, 15 September, 7am-8.30am.

Cooinda Hill Opportunity Shop, Traralgon: 

Thursday, 16 September, 1.30pm-2pm.

Gippsland Region Public Health Unit said if you have visited a Tier 2 exposure site, you can leave quarantine once you receive a negative result.

If you have visited a Tier 1 exposure site, you must quarantine for 14 days regardless of your test result.

Testing opportunities today are:
– Gippsland Regional Indoor Sports Stadium drive through, Traralgon until 5pm today. No appointments required.
– Latrobe Valley Respiratory Clinic, Morwell. Appointments required.