Bunnings in Taree has been listed as a COVID exposure site over the weekend (October 9 and 10).
Hunter New England Health (HNEH) said anyone who attended the venue on the specified dates and times are casual contacts (unless they have been notified by NSW Health that they are a close contact) and must get tested and isolate until a negative test result is received.
| Bunnings, Cnr Wingham Road and Bushland Dr, Taree
- Saturday, October 9 from 6pm to 6.15pm
- Sunday, October 10 from 5.45pm to 6.10pm
- Mid Coast Local Government COVID testing numbers reflect emergence of cases in the Manning-Great Lakes
- Thirty six cases have been recorded in the Mid Coast LGA since the outbreak began in the Hunter New England Health District (HNEH) on August 5
- People in the South Taree and Bushland Fair areas, who were in contact with COVID positive person, have been urged to come forward for testing
- How to get your COVID-19 vaccine certificate onto your phone
- Three new cases of COVID-19 have been detected in Taree in the 24 hours to 8pm Monday, October 11
- NSW's roadmap out of COVID-19 restrictions explained
There was 4737 COVID tests conducted in the Mid Coast LGA from October 3 to October 10, with 1238 of those tests conducted on Tuesday, October 5 when the second COVID case in Purfleet was announced.
On Monday, October 11 it was announced the 91.1 per cent of people in the Mid Coast LGA had had their first vaccine and 65 per cent were fully vaccinated.
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