A staff member of a Stockland Green Hills retailer has been confirmed as negative for COVID-19 after being tested due to coming in contact with a confirmed case.
Centre management were notified on Friday afternoon a staff member of Ozmosis surf shop had been in contact with a person who tested positive to coronavirus.
The Ozmosis store was closed on Friday for a deep clean and reopened Saturday morning. However the staff member has since returned a negative result for COVID-19.
Ozmosis Green Hills is currently closed "in line with government lockdown regulations", an Ozmosis spokesperson said.
Hunter New England Health has not issued any warnings or advice for people who have attended the store or shopping centre.
A Stockland spokesperson said its shopping centres remained open, with additional precautions in place, and the company would "continue to take advice from the Government and authorities."
Stockland said it had implemented a number of additional preventative measures at all of its shopping centres, including:
- The closure of children's play areas and seating in food courts.
- Increased cleaning focused on high touch point areas including lift and travelator handrails, amenity areas and entry points.
- A number of hygiene measures, including multiple hand sanitisers, masks, gloves and disinfectant wipes with additional soap and hand sanitiser units installed in centre amenities and common areas.
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