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Kmart, Myer and Woolworths among new Covid exposure sites

A Kmart, Myer and Woolworths have been added to a list of possible Covid-19 exposure sites in Victoria.

The state reported no new cases of community-transmitted coronavirus on Thursday with one case a returned traveller in hotel quarantine.

However, the state’s health department added to its list of possible exposure sites including Kmart and Myer in the CBD, and Dan Murphy’s and Woolworths in the QV building.

Kmart and Myer/David Jones are pictured.
Kmart and Myer have been added to possible exposoure sites in Melbourne. Source: AAP (file pic)

These were listed as Tier 2 exposure sites with anyone who visited in the exposure times told to get tested and isolate until confirmation of a negative result.

Additionally, a Sakura Kaiten Sushi II on Lonsdale Street has been named as a Tier 1 exposure site. Anyone who visited his site on Sunday between 12.30pm-1.50pm is being told to get tested and self-isolate for 14 days from the time of exposure.

Tier 2 Melbourne Covid exposure sites

  • Kmart Melbourne CBD – Sunday, 2.40pm-3.30pm

  • Axil Coffee Roasters (Melbourne Central – Sunday, 1.20pm-1.45pm

  • JB Hi Fi (Latrobe Street) – Sunday, 1.35pm-2.20pm

  • Myer CBD (ground floor to level five) – Sunday, 1.55pm-3.15pm

  • Dan Murphy’s (QV building) – Sunday, 3.50pm-4.30pm

  • Woolworths (QV building) – Sunday, 4.10pm-4.50pm

Concerns over Covid nurse

Victoria's testing commander Jeroen Weimar said he was "exceptionally concerned" about a nurse who tested positive for Covid-19 after working at two different hospitals.

He confirmed the nurse was looking after three Covid patients at Epping Private Hospital.

It has emerged she also worked two shifts at Northern Hospital on June 11 to 12.

There are now 22 Northern Hospital staff who are isolating for 14 days, as well as nine primary close contacts of the nurse at Epping Private.

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