NSW Health issues COVID-19 alert for Riverina sports club

NSW Health issues COVID-19 alert for Riverina sports club

NSW Health has issued an alert for an event of concern in Victoria close to the state's border, which was attended by a NSW sporting club based in the western Riverina town of Tooleybuc.

Last night authorities announced they were urgently contacting people from the club who had attended a sporting event in Cohuna, Victoria on Saturday 22 May from 12 to 5pm. It is understood that both football and netball matches were played at the event.

"This event was attended by a confirmed case of COVID-19. Anyone who attended is requested to immediately self-isolate and await further advice from NSW Health," the authorities said in the alert.

"NSW Health is working to set up increased capacity for testing in the area and thanks the community for their cooperation."

People in NSW are advised to postpone non-urgent travel to Greater Melbourne and Bendigo, as Victorian health authorities continue to investigate the COVID-19 outbreak.

Click here for the full list of exposure sites in Victoria, which is constantly being updated and includes several location in Greater Melbourne and Bendigo, including the Melbourne Cricket Ground, many hospitality venues and retail stores.

Marvel Stadium in Docklands has also recently been added to the list of sites, as well as Stratton Finance in Port Melbourne, popular Italian restaurant Criniti's Southbank.

Updated at 7:42am AEST on 27 May 2021.

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