A POSITIVE case of COVID-19 has been identified in West Gippsland – linked to the V/Line workforce.

“From a Gippsland perspective, this is a low risk case and there are no exposure sites to announce at
this time,” the Gippsland Region Public Health Unit said in a statement.

“All close contacts of the case have been identified and are in quarantine while undergoing testing.

“There are a number of exposure sites associated with this case in metropolitan Melbourne and the
GRPHU is working closely with the Victorian Department of Health to provide support while
investigations continue.

“While lockdown restrictions ease in regional Victoria, this is reminder that we must remain vigilant.

“If you are experiencing any symptoms (however minor), including fever, flu-like symptoms such as
coughing, sore throat, fatigue and shortness of breath, or loss of taste or smell, please get tested
and stay home until you receive a negative result.

“Please quarantine if you are directed to do so. Your cooperation significantly reduces the spread of
the virus.”

Check exposure sites regularly.