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In case you missed it: Altona residents encouraged to get tested     

This came out from the Victorian DHHS last night:

Coronavirus fragments have been detected in a wastewater sample collected from the Altona sewage catchment on Wednesday 18 November. 

    Residents and visitors to Altona and surrounding suburbs from Monday 16 to Wednesday 18 November are urged to get tested if they have any symptoms, no matter how mild. 

   Suburbs in the wastewater catchment include Altona, Altona Meadows, Laverton, Point Cook and Sanctuary Lakes. 

   The result is unexpected given that it has been about eight weeks since the last known resident in the area had a coronavirus (COVID-19) illness or diagnosis. 

  Samples of untreated wastewater are analysed for fragments of SARS-CoV-2 - the virus that causes coronavirus (COVID-19) - at 50 wastewater treatment plants across Victoria.


Local testing locations: 


Drive through testing facility Wyndham City Council Civic Centre Outdoor Carpark, 45 Princes Highway, Werribee 3030 Mon-Sun - 9am-5pm    Walk through testing centre Werribee South Foreshore Reserve Werribee South Foreshore Reserve, Beach Road (opposite Werribee Coast Guard, near corner O'Connors Road), Saturday 21 to Sunday 22 November - 9am-4pm    Walk through testing centre Tarneit Community and Learning Centre 150 Sunset Views Boulevard, Tarneit 3029 Saturday 21 to Sunday 29 November - 9am-4pm    Drive through testing facility IPC Health - Wootten Road Reserve Wootten Road Reserve, 25-51 Wootten Road, Tarneit 3029 Sat-Sun - 10am-4pm  

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