Coles Kurri Kurri named as COVID exposure site

Kurri Kurri supermarket named as exposure site

Coles Kurri Kurri has been named as a COVID-19 exposure site after a positive case attended the supermarket on Monday, September 6 from 6pm to 6.30pm.

Anyone who attended this venue is deemed a casual contact and must get tested and self-isolate until they receive a negative result.

It comes after a person from Heddon Greta - who is linked to a case at an Upper Hunter mine and was infectious in the community - was announced in Thursday's cases.

There were 12 new COVID cases in the Hunter New England Health district on Thursday, with 1405 across NSW and six deaths.

The Cessnock Hospital testing clinic is open Monday to Friday from 8am to 4.30pm and weekends from 8am to noon. Appointments are essential on 4964 7497.

The Laverty Pathology testing clinic on Mount View Road is open 7.30am to 3pm Monday to Friday, and 7.30am to 12pm Saturdays. No appointment is required.

There are also clinics in the Maitland LGA at Maitland Hospital, Maitland Showground, Stockade Hill carpark in East Maitland and Green Street, Telarah (find the operating hours here).

Leaving your LGA for a COVID test is a reasonable excuse at it falls under medical reasons.

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