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Gippsland COVID-19 update – 17 October 2021

The Gippsland Region Public Health Unit has announced the total active cases in Gippsland as of Sunday 17 October is 395.

Baw Baw Shire has 199, Latrobe City 158, South Gippsland 13, Wellington 11, Bass Coast 10 and East Gippsland 4.

Today’s update has important information including: 

  • Exposure site venues contact the COVID Hotline for information on 1800 675 398.
  • Primary Close Contacts contact 1300 651 160 for further advice and information.

The GRPHU has also asked the community to read its information about understanding Tier 1 Exposure Sites and why they are not always published. A statement is now available on its website at

See the full GRPHU update below.

GRPHU Update 17102021

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