COVID-19 Health Alert Issued for Dooleys Catholic Club Lidcombe – In The News Friday 14 August - Hope 103.2

COVID-19 Health Alert Issued for Dooleys Catholic Club Lidcombe – In The News Friday 14 August

Also, police are investigating the Tangara School for Girls in Sydney's north-west over whether there have been any COVID-19 breaches, and other news.

By Hope NewsroomFriday 14 Aug 2020NewsReading Time: 2 minutes

Patrons of the Dooleys Lidcombe Catholic Club are being urged to check if they need to self isolate after a second worker tested positive to coronavirus.

A COVID-19 health alert has been issued for a Catholic Club in Sydney’s West. Those who attended between Friday 7 August and Monday 10 August during various lunchtime and dinnertime sittings have been told they are now considered a close contact of those two cases and must self-isolate for two weeks and get a test – even if the test returns a negative result they must stay home for 14 days.

Another staff member at Liverpool Hospital has been diagnosed with the virus.

Police are investigating the Tangara School for Girls in Sydney’s north-west over whether there have been any COVID-19 breaches.

Twenty cases of coronavirus are now linked to the school.

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St Vincent’s College at Potts Point is closed for the day after a student tested positive to coronavirus.

The campus will be deep cleaned and contact tracing is underway.

A funeral for the latest victim of coronavirus in New South Wales will be held in Sydney’s west today.

Jamilie Joseph was a parishioner at Our Lady of Lebanon church in Harris Park, where there’s been an outbreak.

A further 14 people have died of COVID-19 in Victoria.

The State’s health officials are reporting 372 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours.

In the United States, another 15,000 people have died of COVID-19 in the past day – that’s the highest number of coronavirus related deaths in more than two months.

Christian colleges across the US are appealing to students to love their neighbour and abide by public health guidelines, by limiting social interactions and wearing masks to class.