Coast Builder Tests Positive – Central Coast Community News


[Sunday July 11, 2021] A Central Coast resident was diagnosed with COVID-19. The case was included in today’s NSW numbers and is related to a known case on a construction site in Sydney.

The construction worker is in the Special Health Accommodation in Sydney to protect her. isolated
Household contacts, with health workers doing daily health checks.

No public exposure sites have been identified on the Central Coast and therefore there is no identified risk to the local community.

Five close contacts in this case have been identified and are in domestic isolation. They tested all of them
so far negative for COVID-19.

The local Central Coast Health District now serves a total of three Central Coasts
Residents diagnosed with COVID-19.

This latest case is unrelated to the two previously known cases on the Central Coast.
The Central Coast Community Is Reminded To Be Vigilant For All Symptoms Of COVID-19 No Matter
how mild, and get tested immediately and isolate yourself until you get a negative result. Symptoms of
COVID-19 include fever, cough, sore throat / scratches, shortness of breath, runny nose and loss of
taste or smell.

Home stay orders will remain in place throughout Greater Sydney, including the Central Coast.

The following additional restrictions currently apply:

• Outdoor public gatherings restricted to two people (excluding members of the same household);
• People must be in their local administrative area or within 6 miles of their home to do sports
Outdoor recreation with no car pooling between non-household members;
• Browsing in shops is prohibited, and only one person per household is allowed to leave the shop per day
Home for shopping;
• Funerals limited to a total of ten people (effective from Sunday, July 11th);
The four reasons to leave your home remain:
• Shopping for food or other essential goods and services (one person only);
• Medical care or compassionate needs (only a visitor can enter another home to meet them
Caregiver responsibilities, or providing care or support, or for compassionate reasons);
• Exercise with no more than two people (other than members of the same household);
• Basic work or education where you cannot work or study from home.

In general, visiting someone else is not an appropriate excuse to leave your home. You mustn’t allow yourself
a person who visits your home, excluding people living in that apartment, except in certain cases

People living in the Greater Sydney region (including the Blue Mountains, Central Coast,
Wollongong and Shellharbour) on or after Monday June 21, the home stay arrangements must be made for a. follow
14 days after leaving Greater Sydney.

Further information can be found at

Verified Source of Information: Local Health District Central Coast, July 11, 2021


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