Sumary of Transmission prompts Vic supermarket alert:
- Callum GoddeAAPCamera IconVictorians have been advised not to mingle while grocery shopping to avoid exposure to COVID-19. Credit: AAPShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail UsCopy the LinkDon’t mingle while grocery shopping, Victorian health authorities warn, following recent instances of COVID-19 transmission at supermarkets.
- “We’re now in an environment where there is widespread community transmission,” COVID commander Jeroen Weimar told reporters on Thursday.
- There are 89 primary close contacts of the cluster in isolation and Mr Weimar expects more of the group to test positive in coming days.
- Despite operating with limited staff, construction sites remain a “significant area of concern” and managers and workers have been urged to maintain strict infection control measures.