UPDATED 10/10: NSW Health have issued a public health alert for a COVID-19 case identified Friday, 09 October, and reported to have visited a venue at Palm Beach.

On Monday, 05 October, between 3.45pm — 4.00pm, a COVID-19 positive case visited Palm Beach Fish & Chips at Barrenjoey Road, Palm Beach.

Anyone who visited Palm Beach Fish & Chips around that time is considered a casual contact and must monitor for symptoms and get tested immediately if they develop.

Manager of Palm Beach Fish and Chips, Sammy Blundell, said NSW Health had advised them there is no additional actions for the business to take due to minimal risk.

“The person who has tested positive did not eat in, it was takeaway only, and they were here for 15 mins from 3.45pm-4.00pm on Monday, 05 October.

“All the staff are fine, we just have to monitor any symptoms as is NSW Health usual practice.

“We’ve been so careful since March. We are strict with social distancing, sanitiser and signing in with QR code.

“We are open for business as usual with full support of NSW Health. We appreciate everyone’s concern and hopefully see you all back here soon,” said Mr Blundell.

Anyone who is tested must remain in isolation until a negative test result is returned.

COVID-19 testing clinics can be found at the NSW Health website. Mona Vale Hospital is a testing centre.

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