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Robe exposure sites named


A pub and takeaway food shop in the Limestone Coast town of Robe have been named as “close contact” COVID-19 exposure sites by SA Health.

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In an update issued late on Tuesday, SA Health said the Robe Seafood & Takeaway and Caledonian Inn pub have been classified as close contact exposure locations.

Anyone fully vaccinated who was at the seafood shop on Wednesday, November 24 from 6:45pm to 7:30pm must quarantine for seven days, while unvaccinated contacts must quarantine for 14 days.

The same direction applies to those who were inside the Caledonian Inn on Thursday, November 25 from 7:15pm to 8:45pm, while anyone who was outside at the pub at the same time is asked to quarantine until they receive a negative test result.

SA Health also on Tuesday issued a “casual contact exposure” alert for the Union Café in Robe for anyone who was there on Wednesday, November 24 from 10:45am to 11:15am, and Friday, November 26 from 10:30am to 11:00am.

A “low risk casual contact” alert was also issued for the Robe Caltex, with anyone there on Friday November 26 from 11:30am to 12pm asked to monitor for symptoms.

SA Health has recorded 10 cases of COVID-19 since the state’s borders reopened on November 23.

As of Sunday, 87.3 per cent of Robe residents over the age of 16 are fully vaccinated, according to federal government data.

The town has an over-15s population of just over 1200 people, according to 2019 data.

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