Victoria Covid Instances in Melbourne, Checklist of Publicity Places, MCG, Carlton Blues vs Geelong Cats
The AFL is closely monitoring a surge in COVID-19 cases in Victoria after the MCG was named an exposure site after an infected man played a round 17 game.
The state government confirmed Wednesday that Level 2 of the MCC membership reserve was listed as a Tier 2 exposure site after one of seven new Victorian cases participated in the Carlton-Geelong clash last Saturday.
A Tier 2 rating means that anyone who has been in this second level of soil between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. (AEST) on Saturday must urgently be tested and isolated until a negative result is obtained.
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Some of the staff and patrons present will be made primary Level 1 close contacts, with some already being contacted directly by the Ministry of Health.
“We have currently identified 2000 people in the MCC reservation at the Carlton Geelong game,” said Covid commander Jeroen Weimar.
“They will all be contacted while we speak to isolate them and get tested. There are a number of them that we will treat as primary close contacts. “
Anyone who attended the MCG that day but was not in Level 2 of the MCC was advised to look out for symptoms.
The AFL recently increased ground capacity to 75 percent and scheduled seven of the nine round 18 games for this weekend in Victoria.
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