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Coronavirus fragments detected in wastewater in Werribee in Melbourne’s west – PerthNow

An urgent virus alert is in place for 24 Melbourne suburbs after COVID fragments were again detected in wastewater.

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An urgent virus alert is in place for 24 Melbourne suburbs after COVID fragments were again detected in wastewater.
Residents and recent visitors to Tarneit, Werribee and Hoppers Crossing have been urged to get tested even if mild COVID-19 symptoms develop after viral fragments were detected on February 25.
The health department released the urgent alert on Monday evening after independent testing confirmed the result from a sample taken in the inlet to the Werribee wastewater treatment plant.
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