A NEW Covid-19 exposure site has been identified at the Coles Express service station westbound on 14 Thomas Street, Wallsend.
Anyone who visited the Coles Express between 2.45pm and 3pm on Saturday, 17 July is a casual contact and must immediately get tested and self-isolate until a negative result is received.
The service station has been closed and deep cleaning is underway.
Hunter New England Public Health Controller, Dr David Durrheim, urged locals to remain vigilant and comply with current restrictions.
“Anyone who has experienced fever or the recent onset of respiratory symptoms, including a cough, runny nose, shortness of breath, sore throat, or loss of taste and smell, should seek testing immediately and isolate until a negative result is returned,” Dr Durrheim said.
For a full list of new venues and transport routes of concern, click here.