Local contact tracers catch up

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October 12, 2021: Central Coast Local Health District has confirmed this morning that 22 local residents have tested positive to COVID-19 in the 24 hours to 8pm Monday night. Significantly, 18 are linked to known cases.

The source of infection for only three cases is under investigation. This represents a vast improvement in contact tracing compared to just three weeks ago when CCN reported that 29 of 35 cases were initially from unknown sources.

Local tally = 1063

October 12, 2021

There have now been 1,063 local cases of COVID-19 in the Local Health District since the start of the current outbreak in June this year.

Potential exposure sites

CCLHD has also released the locations, dates and times of a series of new potential exposure sites on the Central Coast that include popular shopping centres and a bank branch. See the list below:

  • Aldi, Tuggerah (Westfield Tuggerah, Cnr Gavenlock & Cobbs Rd, Tuggerah)
    • Thursday 30 September, 4:10pm-4:55pm
  • Bunnings, Umina (Cnr West St &, South St, Umina Beach)
    • Wednesday 6 October, 10:55am-11:30am
  • Commonwealth Bank Gosford (184 Mann St, Gosford)
    • Tuesday 5 October, 11:40am-11:55am
  • IGA, Ettalong Beach (396 Ocean View Rd, Ettalong Beach)
    • Friday 8 October, 11:20am-11:50am
  • Woolworths, Lake Munmorah (1 Tall Timbers Rd, Lake Munmorah)
    • Wednesday 6 October, 12:40pm-1:25pm

Anyone who attended the venues above on the dates and times listed is considered a ‘casual contact’.

Under the Health Orders Casual contacts must get tested and isolate until a negative result is received, even if you have had a test in recent days.

Verified information source: Media releases Central Coast Local Health District October 16, 17, 18 2021

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