Worker At Casey Hospital Tests Positive To Covid-19
A staff member at Casey Hospital tested positive for Covid-19 on Tuesday.
In a statement Monash Health said the employee, who is not in a patient-facing role had worked one shift during what is presumed their infectious period
The staffer wore appropriate PPE gear during their shift and underwent a Covid test as soon as symptoms presented.
41 staff members have been granted temporarily leave as they await their test results and isolate for the appropriate 14-day quarantine period.
The infection is believed to be linked to the existing community outbreak.
Meanwhile, the Prahran Market and a Northcote cafe have been linked to the AAMI Park case for the one day they were allowed in the community.
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