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Colac hospital braced for COVID-19 cases to surge as community transmission hits – The Age

The Colac Otway Shire wants tougher restrictions to prevent the virus tightening its grip on the south-west town.

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Barwon Health infectious diseases director Eugene Athan said local testing had detected the first signs of community transmission over the weekend.
He said Barwon Health, responsible for testing and contact tracing in the region, had found Colac Otway had 58 cases, with 52 linked to the abattoir.
A testing blitz underway in Colac. Credit:Jason South
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