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East Gippsland businesses close after infected woman’s day trip – The Age

Businesses in Orbost and nearby Marlo decided to close after the woman visited the area at the weekend while awaiting a COVID-19 test result.



Our town has suffered some really difficult times over the last couple of years. Weve had drought. Weve had bushfires which stopped our summer trade, Mr Squires said.
Two pubs, a Chinese restaurant, a cafe and a hairdresser are among the closed businesses in the two towns.
Orbost Regional Health said Health Department contact tracers had spoken to the woman and created a timeline of her movements and contacts.
Isabel Leon, who has run the Leon Palace Chinese Restaurant for about five years, s…

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