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Northern Hills Winery Declared an Exposure Site


Five new community transmission cases have been linked to Tenafeate Creek Winery in the Northern town of Yattalunga, near One Tree Hill.

Two men in their 50s and 40s and three women aged from their 50s to 80s, visited Tenafeate Creek Winery on Sunday between 1.45pm and 4.30pm.

Contact tracers have been urgently establishing any connections with an unknown number of at-risk winery guests through QR codes, credit card statements, CCTV footage and interviews.

Anyone who visited the location during the time specified must now isolate with other household members and get a COVID test.

SA Health’s Communicable Disease Control Branch is investigating how they contracted coronavirus. It is believed to be an  81-year-old man who has contracted the Delta variant of the virus, linked to the NSW outbreak.

A sixth case was also identified yesterday; a child under five was at the Greek on Halifax on Saturday night.

There are more than 55 other exposure sites listed on the SA Health Website including Elizabeth, Fairview Park, Holden Hill, Seacliff, Surrey Downs, Evanston, Greenwith, Modbury and Gawler.

Anyone at the locations at the specified dates and times must immediately quarantine with household members for 14 days since being at the location and must get a COVID test.

Anyone who has symptoms no matter how mild is being urged to get tested.

The COVID information hotline can help with queries on 1800 253 787 Check SA Health Website for a long list of exposure sites www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/covidcontacttracing.

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