Central Coast Local Health District can confirm a total of nine cases of COVID-19 had been identified in the region as of mid day August 5, 2021.
Eight cases reside in the same household. One case is included in today’s numbers. Seven household contacts of this case were identified and have now also tested positive for COVID-19. Investigations are ongoing into the source of the infection.
As of August 5, a number of new local Central Coast locations have been identified as COVID-19 exposure sites.
These include the Lake Munmorah Public School, which is closed for on-site learning today to allow for deep cleaning and contact tracing. All staff and students have been asked to self-isolate until they receive further advice.
Anyone who attended the following venues at the times listed is a casual contact who must immediately get tested and isolate until a negative result is received.
If your date of exposure at this venue occurred in the past four days, you must get another test on day five from the date of exposure. Wear a mask around others and limit your movements until you get another negative result.
You should continue to monitor for symptoms and if any symptoms occur, get tested again:
- Lake Haven Centre, Lake Haven Drive & Goobarabah Avenue, Lake Haven: o Tuesday 3 August, 9.00am – 9.30am
- Lake Munmorah Shopping Centre, Kemira Rd. Lake Munmorah: o Saturday 31 July, 9.15am – 9.40am
Verified information sources: Media release, August 5, 2021 – Central Coast Local Health District