A Cooma Road petrol station has been listed as a case location in Narrabri.

The BP at Cooma Road is listed as having an exposure date and time of Tuesday, September 7, from 8pm to 8.05pm.

Anyone who visited the venue at this time is asked to get tested immediately and self-isolate until a negative result is received.

“Anyone who attended this venue is a casual contact and must get tested and self-isolate until they receive a negative result,” NSW Health said online.

“If your date of exposure at this venue occurred in the last four days, you must get another test on day five from the date of exposure.

“Wear a mask around others and limit your movements until you get another negative result. You should continue to monitor for symptoms and if any symptoms occur, get tested again.”

Speaking to The Courier about the case location, Inspector Robert Dunn said it was identified with the cooperation of the venue which has been subject to deep cleaning.

The release of the location as a venue visited by a positive case was delayed due to incorrect information supplied to contact tracers, he said.

However, the details were later verified through investigations conducted by Narrabri Police with the full cooperation of the venue.

“It remains the role of the NSW Police Force to protect the community, including the publication of factual information when it is received,” Insp Dunn said.

Insp Dunn reassured the community that  the exposure time was very limited.

He praised people’s cooperation in relation to the exposure.

Narrabri District Health Service has ramped up its testing following the identification of a positive case within the shire.

The service has asked anyone who has the following flu-like symptoms such as a sore throat, cough, headache, fever, fatigue, shortness of breath or if you feel unwell, to get tested.

Narrabri District Health Service is holding drive through COVID testing clinics from 9am to 3.50pm on Sunday and Monday. Please phone 02 6799 2800 for an appointment. If there are additional days and times, this information will be shared by The Courier.

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