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Case alerts – public exposure sites in Tasmania

Keep up to date with public exposure sites in Tasmania to find out if there is a risk that you may have been exposed to COVID-19

Case alerts – public exposure sites in Tasmania

Last Updated: 15 Oct 2021 6:06pm

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Public exposure sites listed below are places that have been visited by people with COVID-19 while they were infectious.

What you need to do

If you have been at any of the exposure sites during the specified days and times, you must:

  • immediately travel by private transport directly to your home or accommodation and quarantine
  • contact the Public Health Hotline immediately on 1800 671 738 for advice (if you have not already been contacted by Public Health)
  • follow the Public Health advice provided in the table below for that site
  • monitor yourself for symptoms. If you develop any symptoms, call the Public Health Hotline to arrange a COVID-19 test.

Current public exposure sites

If you have had contact with a case while they were infectious or you have visited a “primary close contact” exposure site, you must quarantine for 14 days after your most recent exposure.

If you develop any COVID-19 symptoms during this time, no matter how mild, you need to get tested immediately.

Primary Close Contact ­exposure sites

You must:

  • Quarantine immediately.
  • Call the Public Health Hotline on 1800 671 738 for advice and to arrange a COVID-19 test (if you have not already been contacted by Public Health).
  • Stay in quarantine for 14 days from the date you were exposed to the case.
  • Undertake further tests, as per advice from Public Health.
SiteExposure periodDate added to websiteHealth advice
Woolworths Bridgewater, 28 Green Point Road, BridgewaterBetween 3.30pm to 4.00pm on 12/10/202114/10/2021Primary Close Contact
Anyone who was at this location must quarantine immediately, get a COVID-19 test, and stay in quarantine for at least 14 days from the date of exposure.
Jeststar flight JQ715 (Melbourne to Hobart)Arrived at Hobart Airport at 8:27pm 11/10/202113/10/2021Primary Close Contact
Anyone who was on this flight must quarantine immediately, get a COVID-19 test, and stay in quarantine for at least 14 days from the date of exposure.
Hobart Airport arrivals area male bathroomBetween 9:10pm to 9:15pm on 11/10/202113/10/2021Primary Close Contact
Anyone who was in this area must quarantine immediately, get a COVID-19 test, and stay in quarantine for at least 14 days from the date of exposure.
Hobart Airport arrivals area male bathroomBetween 9:25pm to 9:30pm on 11/10/202113/10/2021Primary Close Contact
Anyone who was in this area must quarantine immediately, get a COVID-19 test, and stay in quarantine for at least 14 days from the date of exposure.
Virgin Australia flight VA 1364 (Melbourne to Launceston)Arrived at Launceston Airport around 11:30 01/10/202103/10/2021 Primary Close Contact
Anyone who was in this flight must quarantine immediately, get a COVID-19 test, and stay in quarantine for at least 14 days from the date of exposure.

Casual Contact exposure sites

You must:

  • Quarantine immediately.
  • Call the Public Health Hotline on 1800 671 738 for advice and to arrange a COVID-19 test on or after day 5 from the date of your exposure to the case (if you have not already been contacted by Public Health).
  • Stay in quarantine until you receive a negative test result. This test must be after day 5.
SiteExposure periodDate added to websiteHealth advice
Montrose Foreshore Community ParkBetween 11:30pm on 11/10/2021 to 1:30am 12/10/202115/10/2021

Casual contact
If you were at this location during the exposure period, you must quarantine immediately and get a COVID-19 test on or after day 5 following your exposure. On receiving a negative result, you will be able to leave quarantine

Hobart airport arrival hall including baggage pickupBetween 8:54pm and 10:07pm 11/10/202113/10/2021

Casual contact
If you were at this location during the exposure period, you must quarantine immediately and get a COVID-19 test on or after day 5 following your exposure. On receiving a negative result, you will be able to leave quarantine

Launceston airport arrival hall including baggage pickupBetween 11:30am and 12:30pm 01/10/2021 03/10/2021

Casual contact
If you were at this location during the exposure period, you must quarantine immediately and get a COVID-19 test on or after day 5 following your exposure. On receiving a negative result, you will be able to leave quarantine

IGA supermarket George Town Rd NewnhamBetween 2.20pm and 2.45pm 02/10/202104/10/2021

Casual contact
If you were at this location during the exposure period, you must quarantine immediately and get a COVID-19 test on or after day 5 following your exposure. On receiving a negative result, you will be able to leave quarantine

Please note – listing the public exposure sites does not mean that there is an ongoing risk associated with the premises. You can safely visit the site in line with current restrictions

High-risk locations interstate

For current advice about high-risk areas and premises interstate, refer to the Travel alert page.

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