New exposure sites from Vic hotel outbreak

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Visitors to the following venues at the specified times must immediately get tested and isolate for 14 days:

Friday, February 5

* PJ's Pet Warehouse, Sunbury, 3.37pm - 4.10pm

* Bakers Delight, Sunbury Square Shopping Centre, 3.40pm - 4.15pm

* Aldente Deli, Sunbury Square Shopping Centre, 3.45pm - 4.23pm

* Sushi Sushi, Sunbury Square Shopping Centre, 3.53pm - 4.28pm

* Asian Star, Sunbury Square Shopping Centre, 3.57pm - 4.30pm

Saturday, February 6

* Cellarbrations, Sunbury, 6.17pm - 7.02pm

* Sunny Life Massage, Sunbury Square Shopping Centre, 4.30 - 6.30pm

Sunday, February 7

* Cellarbrations, Sunbury, 5.44pm - 6.19pm

Tuesday, February 9

* Commonwealth Bank, Glen Waverley, 1.30pm - 2.45pm

* HSBC Bank, Glen Waverley, 2.15pm - 3.30pm


- Eight cases linked to the Holiday Inn at Melbourne Airport

- A worker and released guest tested positive on Thursday

- The outbreak involves three workers, two former guests and a family of three who contracted the virus overseas.

- An authorised officer, aged in her 50s, tested positive on Sunday after working a shift

- She has eight social and primary close contacts. Six have tested negative so far

- A food and beverage attendant among the woman's 136 workplace close contacts tested positive on Tuesday

- She has 13 social and household primary close contacts. Seven have tested negative so far

- A female guest on the floor where the attendant worked tested positive on Tuesday

- She left quarantine on Sunday and got tested on Monday after learning of the outbreak

- The woman did not leave home other than to get tested and only has one social and household primary close contact

- Victoria's Chief Health Officer Brett Sutton suspects the virus spread via a nebuliser, used by one of the family members in hotel quarantine

- The Holiday Inn closed until further notice for "terminal cleaning"

- About 135 staff at the hotel stood down, told to isolate at home and get tested

- Forty-eight guests considered close contacts transferred to another hotel to quarantine for an "extended number of days"

- Outbreak follows a hotel quarantine worker at Melbourne's Grand Hyatt hotel testing positive and a case of guest-to-guest transmission at the Park Royal last week