Two new venues of concern in Orange have been listed on the NSW Health COVID case location website this evening.
This comes after Orange has recorded its seventh case of COVID-19, confirmed in Monday's numbers where 818 new cases of community transmission were identified across the state.
The new sites include a service station and a bread shop.
Anyone who has visited any of the venues at the nominated times must get tested immediately and isolated until they get a negative result.
The full list in Orange is:
- Vivien's Hotbread, North Orange Shopping Centre, Friday, August 20, noon to 1pm
- BP North Orange, 5 Hanrahan Place, Friday, August 20, 5.55pm to 6pm, Saturday, August 21, 1.15pm to 1.25pm.
- Ashcrofts IGA Orange, 210 Peisley Street: Tuesday, August 17 - 3:10pm to 3:20pm
- Woolworths North Orange, 9 Telopea Way: Monday, August 16 - 12:30pm to 12:45pm
- United Petrol Orange, 174 Woodward Street: Saturday, August 21 - 4:30pm to 4:45pm and Thursday, August 19 2:30pm to 2:45pm
- Orange 7Eleven, 90 Bathurst Road, Orange: August 11 - 8.30am to 8.40am
- Woolworths Supermarket, 197-203 Anson Street Orange: August 11- 4pm to 4.15pm; August 12 - 4.30pm to 4.50pm; August 14 - 3.40pm to 4.35pm
- Bunning Orange Cnr Northern Distributor & Leeds Pd: August 16, 8.05am to 8.20am and August 21, 1:05pm to 1:15pm
Bathurst has 8 sites on list of venues of concern.
The full list for Bathurst is:
- Clancy Ford, Kelso: Thursday, August 19, 2.20pm-2.30pm.
- Foodworks Kelso: Sunday, August 22, 9am-9.15am.
- Terry White Chemist Kelso, Trinity Heights Shopping Centre: Thursday, August 19, 12.35pm-12.55pm.
- Trinity Heights Bakehouse, Trinity Heights Shopping Centre: Thursday, August 19, 12.35pm-12.45pm.
- IGA Trinity Heights, Trinity Heights Shopping Centre: Thursday, August 19, 1.40pm-2pm.
- Specsavers Bathurst, Bathurst City Centre: Friday, August 20, 9.30am-10am.
- Barratt and Smith Pathology, 193 Russell Street: Friday, August 20, 9am-9.30am.
- DHM Pathology, 193 Russell Street: Thursday, August 19, 2.10pm-2.15pm.
The listings came just hours after Western NSW Local Health District chief executive Scott McLachlan was questioned by regional journalists about the long delay between venues of concern being identified.
Mr McLachlan said venues of concern would not be announced if contact tracers were confident everyone at a certain location had been notified.
"One of the first things we do is contact all of the people that have been in a location of concern that we know about," he said.
"If we are sure we can contact all those people, then there's no use in portraying that information publicly and concerning everyone.
"If we are also sure that someone has come into a venue and there was no chance that there was anyone else in there - say it was a service station late at night and there was no one in there - then that information is not put out publicly."
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Mr McLachlan said it can be harder to contact everyone in a venue such as a supermarket or hardware store but there were still measures in place contact tracers could use to determine if someone was a close or casual contact.
"This can come from CCTV footage and a range of other things including the layout, who was in the facility and what the potential risk was," he said.
Mr McLachlan urged people to check the Western NSW Health District Facebook page and website for updates.
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