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Coronavirus fragments found in north Geelong wastewater – The Age

Fragments of the virus which causes COVID-19 have been found at a wastewater treatment plant in Corio, prompting concern from Victoria’s health authorities.




But the positive result could be from a recovered case living or visiting the area still “shedding” the virus weeks after recovering from the infection.
We have had few of these positive wastewater results recently and, while we havent discovered any undiagnosed case of coronavirus, it is possible that there may be an infectious person in this catchment, Professor Cheng said.
Deputy Chief Health Officer Allen Cheng.Credit:Justin McManus
We encourage people in this area who are symptomatic to be…

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