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A confirmed case of COVID-19 has been identified at the Byron Bay campus of SAE Creative Media Institute, say management. 

A spokesperson told The Echo, ‘Close contacts have been notified, and asked to be tested immediately, to isolate for seven days and to be tested again on day six, consistent with NSW public health orders. Anyone else on campus on Tuesday December 7 is being advised to monitor for symptoms and, if unwell, to get a COVID-19 test’. 

‘The impacted areas on campus have been thoroughly cleaned and at this stage, the Byron Bay campus will remain open. We remain focused on the health and wellbeing of our learning and teaching community and will continue to monitor the situation and update our community as appropriate’.

The campus is located at 373-391 Ewingsdale Road, Byron Bay, NSW 2481.

 


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