Bacchus teacher Marsh Grammar who tested positive for COVID-19 visited the MCG on Saturday with a friend who lives in Ariele Apartments in Maribyrnong, which has since been locked down amid an outbreak of cases.
The Barwon man also attended an all-staff event on the school’s Maddingley campus on Monday and then started to feel bad on Monday night.
Two of her family members have since tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of COVID-19 cases reported in Victoria today to 11. A slice of seven new cases were reported around 11:30 am, in addition to ‘a case reported earlier. in the morning.
Government sources also confirmed on Wednesday that after the football, the teacher visited the Young and Jackson pub on the corner of Flinders Street and Swanston Street in the CBD. This brings to two the number of positive cases who attended the MCG on Saturday.
The second case is a man in his 60s from Ariele Apartments, whose parents have also tested positive for COVID-19.
Marsh Grammar manager Andrew Neal said Monday’s meeting was the first time staff had met in 18 months. He estimated that around 315 staff were present.
“Staff have been instructed to stay home and self-isolate, the department urged them to get tested,” Neal said.
“Students have also been asked to self-isolate at this point, but they do not have to be tested at this time.”
There are now nine cases linked to the Ariele Apartments, including four residents, the parents of the man in his sixties, schoolteacher Bacchus Marsh and his two family members.