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‘Stay home’: Urgent Covid alert issued for 16 suburbs – Yahoo News Australia

Authorities say the virus could be circulating in the community undetected and have urged anyone with even minor symptoms to get tested.

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Residents in more than a dozen Melbourne suburbs are being urged to watch for Covid-19 symptoms after virus fragments were detected in wastewater.
Ringwood and 15 other eastern suburbs are subject to an alert from the Department of Health on Tuesday evening.
“Please get tested if you have any symptoms, no matter how mild, and stay home until you have your result,” the department said.
The detection of fragments came from a sample collected on April 8. Anyone who was in the listed suburbs between…

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