COVID warning for Melbourne suburbs, including St Kilda East and Carrum Downs, after fragments of the virus found in wastewater

Coronavirus fragments have been situated in wastewater samples from six suburbs throughout Melbourne.

Residents or guests to the suburbs, in Melbourne’s east and south-east, are being urged to stay vigilant for signs of the virus.

Fragments of the virus can imply undetected instances in the space or ongoing shedding of the virus.

Individuals who reside in, or have visited the areas throughout the timeframe the place the virus was found ought to search testing as quickly as any signs current.

They’re Wantirna South and Boronia, including components of Bayswater, Ferntree Gully, Knoxfield and Tremont, between February 13-15.

Victoria’s testing commander Jeroen Weimar.
Victoria’s testing commander Jeroen Weimar. Credit score: ERIK ANDERSON/AAPIMAGE

Carrum Downs and Langwarrin, including components of Skye, between Feburary 13-16.

And St Kilda East and Caulfield North, including components of Balaclava, Caulfield and Esternwick, between February 13-16.

The warning comes on the again of no new regionally acquired instances for a second consecutive day.

Victoria concluded a five-day snap lockdown at midnight on Wednesday after an outbreak linked to the Vacation Inn lodge at Melbourne Airport.