NSW petrol stations on alert after COVID case takes regional road trip

Two regional New South Wales petrol stations have been put on alert after a young man travelled thousands of kilometres through the state while unknowingly infectious with COVID-19.

The 18-year-old Berala man visited Orange, Nyngan and Broken Hill in the state’s central and western regions after visiting the bottle shop at the centre of a recent cluster on Christmas Eve.

The case – which will be reported in Wednesday’s figures – comes on top of four locally acquired infections recorded on Tuesday.

Anyone who attended either of the following service stations must monitor for symptoms, and immediately get tested if they appear.

Broken Hill Shell, 164 Williams St, on Saturday, January 2 from 10.52am to 10.55am

Nyngan BP, 180 Mitchell Hwy Nyngan on Sunday, January 3 from 9.10am to 9.13am

Those who attended the following restaurants are defined as a close contact and must get tested immediately and isolate for 14 days, regardless of the result.

Gourmet Cribtin, 305 Argent St, Broken Hill, on Saturday, January 2 from 10.40am to 11.20am

Birdie Noshery and Drinking est. 120-122 Summer Street, Orange on Sunday, January 3 from 12.30pm to 2pm

And anyone who attended the Nyngan Riverside Tourist Park from Saturday, January 2 to Sunday, January 3 is a casual contact and must immediately get tested and isolate until a negative result is received.

Extracted from 7News

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