COVID-19 update

 04 February 2021

this is monash coronavirus update

A hotel quarantine worker has tested positive to COVID-19 and state-wide restrictions, including the wearing of masks indoors, have been reinstated as of midnight 3 February 2021.

Further information is available here Updated COVID restrictions

A list of Public Exposure Sites visited by the worker have been released. These sites include Brandon Park (Mulgrave).

Anyone who has visited a site on the relevant dates and times should take note of the testing advice given under each grouping of sites.

The symptoms to look out for are: 

  • fever 
  • chills or sweats 
  • cough 
  • sore throat 
  • shortness of breath 
  • runny nose 
  • loss or change in sense of smell or taste. 

Some people may also experience headache, muscle soreness, stuffy nose, nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea. 

As of midnight 3 February 2021 wearing masks is now mandatory indoors in Victoria.

This includes at:

  • shopping centres, supermarkets, retail outlets and indoor markets
  • hospitals and aged care facilities
  • restaurants and cafes, except when you are eating or drinking
  • churches and places of worship
  • libraries
  • indoor workplaces.

If you are in isolation or quarantine due to having COVID-19 or being a close contact, and you need support, call the COVID Hotline on 1800 675 398 or Monash Customer Service on 9518 3555 and we will direct your call to someone who can assist.

 

 

 

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