Geelong residents on high alert after COVID-19 detected in wastewater
Residents and visitors to Geelong’s northern suburbs and Lara have been asked to be extra vigilant, after COVID-19 was detected in wastewater.
Anyone who was in the area from Saturday November 21 to Tuesday November 23 is urged to get tested if they show any symptoms of the virus, even if they’re very mild.
Fragment of COVID-19 were found at Corio’s Oyster Cove treatment plant.
Experts say the result comes as a surprise, because there are no recent known cases of coronavirus in the area.
If you are a resident or have visited Geelong’s northern suburbs or Lara from November 21 to 23, please get tested if you have any symptoms, no matter how mild. Stay home until you have your result. Find a testing site near you: https://t.co/6fxm69jPGP pic.twitter.com/KZ25Gl0SBt
— VicGovDHHS (@VicGovDHHS) November 26, 2020