Great Southern hits 171 active COVID-19 cases with new exposure sites in Bremer Bay, Denmark, Albany

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The Dam restaurant in Denmark was listed as an exposure site on Saturday.
Camera IconThe Dam restaurant in Denmark was listed as an exposure site on Saturday. Credit: Geoffrey Thomas

The Great Southern recorded 29 new local COVID-19 cases on Monday pushing the region’s active case load to 171.

WA recorded 4037 new local cases in the 24 hours to 8pm on Sunday with 25,775 active cases across the State.

There were 109 people with COVID-19 in hospital on Monday, a decrease from 122 the previous day.

The number of patients in intensive care with COVID-19 also decreased from five to one.

It comes after WA Health confirmed on Saturday that a woman in her 80s had died after testing positive for COVID-19.

Bremer Bay Brewing Company was listed as an exposure site on Wednesday last week.
Camera IconBremer Bay Brewing Company was listed as an exposure site on Wednesday last week. Credit: Sarah Makse/Great Southern Herald

She is the fourth West Australian to have died in the Omicron wave this year and was the second death reported last week after a woman in her 40s was revealed to have died with COVID last Monday.

The Great Southern recorded 35 new cases on Saturday and 18 on Sunday.

As of Monday midday, there were 19 exposure sites listed on the Healthy WA website across Walpole, Denmark, Albany, Mount Barker and Bremer Bay.

New exposure sites listed over the weekend include Albany Indian Tandoori restaurant, Hybla Tavern, Denmark’s Boston Brewing Co, The Dam restaurant and Denmark Dinosaur World which were visited by a confirmed COVID-19 case at various times from Saturday, March 5, to Monday, March 7.

There are four exposure sites listed in Bremer Bay from Friday, March 4, to Monday, March 7, these include The Telegraph on Bremer Cafe, Bremer Bay Resort, Bremer Bay Caravan Park and Bremer Bay Brewing Company.

For exposure site details visit the Health WA website.

GREAT SOUTHERN EXPOSURE SITES:

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LOCATION: Denmark Dinosaur World, 51 Bandit Road, Bow Bridge

TIME: Monday, March 7, 10.15am to 1pm

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LOCATION: Bremer Bay Caravan Park, 72 Bremer Bay Road, Bremer Bay

TIME: Friday, March 4, 9.30pm to Monday, March 7, 7am

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LOCATION: The Dam restaurant, 305 Wentworth Road, Ocean Beach

TIME: Sunday, March 6, 1pm to 3pm

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LOCATION: Hybla Tavern, 11 Flinders Parade, Middleton Beach

TIME: Sunday, March 6, 4pm to 5pm

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LOCATION: Bremer Bay Brewing Company, Seadragon Avenue, Bremer Bay

TIME: Sunday, March 6, 12.30pm to 2pm

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LOCATION: The Telegraph on Bremer cafe, 3 Bremer Bay Road, Bremer Bay

TIME: Sunday, March 6, 10am to 11am

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LOCATION: Albany City Cart Club, Albany Highway (2km south of airport entrance)

TIME: Sunday, March 6, 930am to 330pm

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LOCATION: Albany Indian, Tandoori Restaurant, 75 Frederick Street, Albany

TIME: Sunday, March 6, 5pm to 6pm

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LOCATION: Boston Brewing Co, 678 South Coast Highway

TIME: Saturday, March 5, 6pm to Sunday, March 6, 9pm

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LOCATION: Bremer Bay Resort, 1 Frantom Way, Bremer Bay

TIME: Saturday, March 5, 6.30pm to 8.30pm

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LOCATION: The Grocery Store Cafe, 41 Lowood Road, Mount Barker

TIME: Friday, March 4, 10.15am to 10.45am

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LOCATION: Albany PCYC, 77 Sanford Road, Albany

TIME: Friday, March 4, 12pm to Sunday, March 6, 12pm (site used as accommodation)

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LOCATION: Walpole Rest Point Caravan Park, 1 Rest Point Road, Walpole

TIME: Friday, March 4, 2pm to Monday, March 7, 10am

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LOCATION: BIG4 Emu Beach Holiday Park, 8 Medcalf Parade, Albany

TIME: Friday, March 4, 10am to Sunday, March 6, 10am

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LOCATION: Walpole Rest Point Caravan Park, 1 Rest Point Road, Walpole

TIME: Friday, March 4, 2pm to Monday, March 7, 10am

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LOCATION: Museum of the Great Southern, Residency Road, Albany

TIME: Sunday, March 6, 11am to 12pm

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LOCATION: Six Degrees Bar and Restaurant, 70 Stirling Terrace, Albany

TIME: Saturday, March 5, 6.15pm to 8.30pm

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LOCATION: Albany’s Historic Whaling Station and Cafe, 81 Whaling Station Road, Albany

TIME: Saturday, March 5, 11am to 1.30pm

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LOCATION: Lola Loves Lloyd, 37 Lowood Road, Mount Barker

TIME: Friday, March 4, 11am to 11.10am

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ADVICE FOR ALL SITES: Monitor for symptoms unless directly advised otherwise by the Department of Health. If symptoms develop, get tested and isolate.

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