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Urgent alert for 10 Melbourne suburbs

Victorian health officials have put ten Melbourne suburbs on alert after coronavirus fragments were found in wastewater. The suburbs are Clayton, Clayton South, Dingley Village, Glen Waverley, Mount Waverley, Mulgrave, Notting Hill, Springvale, Springvale South and Wheelers Hill. “Anyone with even mild COVID-19 symptoms is urged to get tested, especially people who live in or… Read More »

COVID-19 alert 350km from Melbourne

Health authorities have confirmed a weak detection of viral coronavirus fragments from wastewater in Mt Beauty on February 1. The state chief health officer’s daily COVID-19 statement on Friday afternoon urged anyone who lives in or has visited the Mt Beauty, Tawonga and Tawonga South area from January 26 to February 1 to get tested… Read More »

Melbourne Imam helps spread COVID message

An Imam from Melbourne’s west is assisting public health officials in the city’s coronavirus hotspots while setting an example by getting tested himself. Dr Bekim Hasani is the former Imam at the Albanian Mosque in Carlton North and works closely with Muslim communities across the state. On Sunday, the religious leader went door-knocking in Broadmeadows… Read More »