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Ballarat area exposure sites

Here is a list of Ballarat area exposure sites, including their tier level. On Friday night a new Tier 1 exposure site at Daylesford was added. Tier 1: Get tested immediately, quarantine for 14 days from date...

DTC open after deep clean, but Woolworths short staffed

The Delacombe Town Centre has reopened after undergoing deep cleaning. The centre closed for two days after four shops, including K-Mart and Woolworths, were listed as a tier one exposure site. Centre manager Garrath Holdstock says Wollies...

Two Ballarat Covid cases hospitalised

Two of region’s ten active Covid cases have been admitted to hospital. The remaining eight are isolating at home. Ballarat Health Services acting chief Acting Melanie Robertson says the two are in a stable condition. "We have ten...

Three new cases emerge from more than 2000 tests

Ballarat has recorded three new Covid cases in the last 24 hours. The news cases bring the total number of active cases in the city to nine.All are household contacts of existing cases and there are...

Wild winds set to hit Ballarat

A severe weather warning has been issued for parts of the state and Ballarat is right in the firing line. Strong northerly's will develop today ahead of a cold front tonight with gusts of around 90km/h...

Unlinked sixth Ballarat case 'concerning' authorities

An unlinked Covid case in Ballarat has health authorities concerned. It’s the believed the case has been infectious since September 7. Victorian COVID Commander Jeroen Weimar says five of the cases are in the 3350 postcode, while...

COVID Commander deploys to Ballarat

Victorian COVID Commander Jeroen Weimar is in Ballarat to coordinate plans to tackle the outbreak. It follows the deployment of government's Regional Response Unit. He says the Unit will support a major testing drive. "We are working through...

Ballarat mayor in iso after visiting tier one site

Mayor Daniel Moloney is in isolation after visiting a tier one exposure site. He entered The Forge on Saturday during a time which fell in the tier one category. He says he is awaiting a test result. "The...