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Covid visits Bathurst - areas of concern
« on: December 08, 2021, 04:37:07 PM »
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Parts of Mount Panorama have been listed as venues of concern after an attendee at this year’s Great Race tested positive for COVID-19.

The declaration came from the Western New South Wales Local Health District today, just three days after this year’s Repco Bathurst 1000.

Anyone who attended the event and visited the venues of concern on Saturday and Sunday should monitor for symptoms and get a COVID test and isolate if symptoms develop​.

The McPhillamy Park Campground, The Paddock Campground, Harris Park, Merchandise Alley, National Motor Racing Museum, and Inside Chase viewing area have been listed as concerns.

All attendees at the Bathurst 1000 were required to be double vaccinated.

New South Wales endured a lengthy lockdown before reopening its domestic borders in the lead-up to the Bathurst 1000.

International border restrictions were eased not long before the Great Race, allowing the likes of Matt Campbell, Christopher Mies, Roberto Merhi, and Yoshiaki Katayama to head Down Under.

Western New South Wales Local Health District, Venues of Concern:

Date updated   ​Suburb   ​Venue and address   ​Date of Exposure   ​​Times   ​Health Advice
​8/12/2021   ​Bathurst   Mount Panorama Race Track – McPhillamy Park Campground   ​4/12/2021
5/12/2021   ​All day until 7:00pm   ​​Anyone who attended this venue should monitor for symptoms and get a COVID test and isolate if symptoms develop​
​​​8/12/2021   ​Bathurst   ​Mount Panorama Race Track – The Paddock Campground   ​4/12/2021
5/12/2021   ​All day until 3:00pm   ​​Anyone who attended this venue should monitor for symptoms and get a COVID test and isolate if symptoms develop​
​​​8/12/2021   ​Bathurst   Mount Panorama Race Track – Harris Park, Merchandise Alley, National Motor Racing Museum, Inside Chase viewing area   ​4/12/2021
5/12/2021   ​​All day until 3:00pm   ​​Anyone who attended this venue should monitor for symptoms and get a COVID test and isolate if symptoms develop​​

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Re: Covid visits Bathurst - areas of concern
« Reply #1 on: December 09, 2021, 04:22:57 AM »
No surprise. Cases at large events will be the new normal.
The good thing is that people that will be most affected from catching the virus at the event (likely to get very sick or die) weren't there. Because they weren't double vaxed.

The vaccination requirement protects the unvaccinated the most.