Greater than 70 meals companies throughout Perth have been visited by COVID-positive meals supply drivers in the course of the course of two days, a brand new publicity record reveals.
McDonald’s, Hungry Jack’s, Nando’s, Subway and KFC have been among the many potential hotspot websites listed by the Well being Division.
Nevertheless, regardless of the supply drivers selecting up meals from quite a few retailers and travelling throughout Perth, Premier Mark McGowan deemed the venues “very low danger”.
He inspired folks to look at the record of potential publicity websites and get examined in the event that they turn out to be unwell.
“If you happen to’re in one of many eating places from which the meals was picked up, you need to take a look on the website, and you might be inspired to get examined,” Mr McGowan stated.
Mr McGowan stated if anybody develops signs, they have to get examined instantly.
“I would urge anybody who’s on the market who’s unwell, exhibiting any signs, or has been to any publicity websites, please go and get examined,” he stated.
The supply drivers have been housemates of a resort safety guard who contracted the virus from returned travellers.
They picked up items from 76 companies between 9am on Thursday and 10pm on Friday.
Among the many venues visited was Vietnamese restaurant Basil & Mint in Greenwood, whose proprietor took to social media to substantiate it could shut up store whereas employees bought examined.
“We’re going to shut our retailer for a few days to ensure everyone seems to be secure and comfy”, they wrote.
“Because the well-being of our employees and clients, we have now suggested all of our employees to get COVID examined. No clients have been current on the time.
“We will reopen our restaurant very quickly when it’s secure and clear as requested by the WA Well being Division.
“We’re simply doing the correct issues, preserve updating, and sit up for serving you once more quickly.”