Victoria health authorities have added a number of major retail centres to its growing list of Covid-19 exposure sites.
On Thursday afternoon, central Melbourne Kmart as well as Melbourne Central and QV Melbourne were identified as tier two exposure venues, while a sushi restaurant on Lonsdale Street was added to the tier 1 list.
Sakura Kaiten Sushi II, at 282 Lonsdale St on June 13 between 12:30pm and 1:50pm is now a tier 1 venue, meaning those who were at the restaurant at this time need to get tested and quarantine for 14 days.
The following venues were identified as tier 2 exposure sites, meaning people who visited these sites during the times listed need to get tested and isolate until they receive a negative result.
CBD: Kmart Melbourne CBD, 236 Bourke St on 13 June b/n 2:40pm – 3:30pm
CBD: Melbourne Central, 360 Elizabeth St — Axil Coffee Roasters, Shop GD087 on 13 June b/n 1:20pm – 1:45pm as well as JB Hi Fi, Shop 101B, level 1 (211 La Trobe St) on 13 June b/n 1:35pm – 2:20pm
CBD: MYER CBD – Ground level to level 5, 314–336 Bourke St on 13 June b/n 1:55pm – 3:15pm
CBD: QV Melbourne, Cnr of Lonsdale & Swanston St, Queen Victoria Building — Dan Murphy‘s, level 1 on 13 June b/n 3:50pm – 4:30pm as well as Woolworths on 13 June b/n 4:10pm – 4:50pm
This comes after the following sites were added as tier 1 exposure sites on Wednesday:
SOUTHBANK: Village Cinemas Crown – Screening of Cruella in Cinema 7, Shop 5/8 Whiteman Street, Southbank on June 12 from 7.30pm to 10pm.
The following sites were listed as tier 2 exposure sites on Wednesday:
PASCOE VALE: Speedway Automotive and Quick Stop Food Store (Petrol Station), 105 Kent Road, Pascoe Vale on June 12 from 5.45pm to 6.15pm;
SOUTHBANK: Village Cinemas Crown – General complex Foyer/snack bar, Shop 5/8 Whiteman Street, Southbank on June 12 from 7.15pm to 8pm;
SOUTHBANK: Village Cinemas Crown – General complex Foyer/snack bar, Shop 5/8 Whiteman Street, Southbank on June 12 from 9.45pm to 10.30pm;
SOUTHBANK: Public Toilets – Crown Casino, Level 1 Food Court (near KFC and Subway), 8 Whiteman Street, Southbank on June 12 from 9.45pm to 10.25pm;
SOUTHBANK: Gradi at Crown (400 Gradi Crown), 8 Whiteman Street, Southbank on June 12 from 10pm to 10.45pm;
BRUNSWICK: Kmart, Barkly Square Shopping Centre, 90-106 Sydney Road, Brunswick on June 13 from 12.45pm to 1.15pm;
BRUNSWICK: Coles, Barkly Square Shopping Centre, 90-106 Sydney Road, Brunswick on June 13 from 1pm to 1.40pm;
BRUNSWICK: Chemist Warehouse, Barkly Square Shopping Centre, 90-106 Sydney Road, Brunswick on June 13 from 1.20pm to 2pm;
COBURG NORTH: Coles Coburg North, Coburg North Village, 180 Gaffney Street, Coburg North on June 15 from 7.45am to 8.15am;
HADFIELD: Australia Post Hadfield LPO, 122 West Street, Hadfield on June 15 from 4pm to 4.30pm;
MELBOURNE: Myer CBD (Ground Level to Level 5), 314 – 336 Bourke Street, Melbourne on June 13 from 2.45pm to 3.15pm.
The following sites were listed as tier 3 exposure sites on Wednesday meaning people should monitor for symptoms and get tested if they develop:
AIRPORT WEST: Chatime Westfield Airport West, 29/35 Louis Street, Airport West on June 14 from 10.10am to 10.40am;
BRUNSWICK: Mile End Bagels, 1 Wilkinson Street, Brunswick on June 13 from 12.20pm to 12.50pm.
The number of exposure sites in Victoria has increased after Wednesday’s new cases with 146 now listed, up from 132 on Monday.
There are 55 active cases in Victoria – 38 locally acquired and 17 in hotel quarantine.
Victorians have been urged to check the state government’s website for the full and frequently changing list.
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