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Dubbo locations on list of health alert venues.

Symptoms include a fever or respiratory symptoms like coughing, sore throat and shortness of breath. Photo: SHUTTERSTOCK
Symptoms include a fever or respiratory symptoms like coughing, sore throat and shortness of breath. Photo: SHUTTERSTOCK

Residents who visited Reading Cinemas or CSC on Wednesday should be on high alert and get tested for COVID-19.

On Wednesday afternoon, NSW Health was advised by Queensland Health that a confirmed case of COVID-19 travelled through the region.

The case drove from Melbourne to the Sunshine Coast, stopping at Dubbo along the way.

Anyone who visited Reading Cinemas on Wednesday, June 2 between 6pm and 10pm or CSC between 11.30am and 2.30pm must immediately get tested and isolate.

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The same goes for anyone at Homestead Motel from Wednesday, June 2 at 12pm until Thursday, June 3 at 10am.

On Wednesday evening NSW Health also added Shell Petrol Station, on the corner of Victoria and Whylandra streets, to the list of venues.

The case was at the petrol station on Wednesday, June 2, between 10.30am and 11.30am.

The case also visited Vandenberg Hotel and Brew Coffee Bar in Forbes.

NSW Health is continuing to investigate the movements of the case in regional NSW, and the list of venues and times will be updated.

The original list of venues published by NSW Health. Two more have since been added including the Shell Petrol Station in Dubbo.

Anyone who lives in or has visited the areas since June 1 is asked to be especially vigilant for the onset of even the mildest of cold-like symptoms.

They need to come forward for testing immediately if symptoms appear, then isolate until a negative result is received.

Symptoms include a fever or respiratory symptoms like coughing, sore throat and shortness of breath. Other symptoms can include runny nose, acute blocked nose (congestion), headache, muscle or joint pains, nausea, diarrhoea, vomiting, loss of sense of smell, altered sense of taste, loss of appetite and fatigue.

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The virus can spread from person to person through close contact, contact with an infected person's cough or sneeze or touching objects or surfaces that have a droplet from an infected person, and then touching your mouth or face.

To find your nearest testing clinic, visit: https://www.nsw.gov.au/covid-19/how-to-protect-yourself-and-others/clinics, or contact your GP.

More information on COVID-19 can also be found here.

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This story Public health alert issued for Dubbo after COVID-positive traveller visits first appeared on Daily Liberal.