Health Authorities Confirm Weak Fragments Of Covid-19 found in City's Wastewater
Today's DHHS update from the Chief Health Officer, has announced that a weak detection of viral fragments of Covid-19, were detected in wastewater from Warrnambool on January 27, which has been confirmed following further analysis.
As a result South West Healthcare is urging anyone with COVID-like symptoms who lives in, or visited, Warrnambool between January 25–27 to get tested straight away.
"This is a timely reminder that our communities need to remain vigilant. Anyone experiencing even the mildest COVID symptoms must get tested" said SWH CEO Craig Fraser.
The update also confirmed that Victoria had recorded a 27th consecutive day with no new locally acquired cases of COVID-19 in Victoria.