ALDI and Coles customers are put on red alert after infected shoppers tested positive to COVID-19
- Customers from three supermarkets have been urged to get tested for COVID-19
- The warning was issued after another customer tested positive for coronavirus
- The Coles supermarkets were located in Williamstown and Westfield Southland
- Meanwhile the Aldi supermarket was located in Keysborough
Anyone who was at the Coles store in Williamstown on September 30, between 7pm and 10pm, and the Coles at Westfield Southland on October 2, between 4.45pm-5.15pm have been told to look out for coronavirus symptoms.
People who shopped at the Keysborough Aldi between 3.45pm and 4pm on October 1 have also been put on high alert.
Shoppers from two Coles supermarkets and an Aldi in Melbourne have been put on high alert after another customer tested positive to COVID-19
Shoppers were told if they experienced COVID-19 symptoms then they needed to get tested immediately.
The warning from the Department of Health came as the state recorded six new coronavirus cases and two deaths, bringing the state’s death toll to 809 and the national figure to 897.
Authorities are concerned about outbreaks occurring in retail areas after a cluster was tracked back to a Melbourne butcher shop.
Chief Health Officer Brett Sutton on Tuesday confirmed 28 cases were linked to the Butcher Club at Chadstone Shopping Centre, up from 24 on Monday.
It consists of at least eight staff, 11 close contacts and four customers.