The 7-Eleven store at Dapto underwent deep cleaning yesterday after a person who tested positive to the virus visited at the weekend.

The person attended the store at 5pm on Saturday.

They signed in using a QR code and a subsequent review of CCTV footage confirmed they were in the store for a short period of time, to pay for fuel.

7-Eleven said the staff member who served them was tested for COVID-19 and would isolate for 14 days.

Also yesterday Woolworths advised that a customer with a confirmed case of coronavirus was present in its Dapto store on July 15 between 11.54am and 11.58am.

The store had a detailed deep clean overnight on July 19 and customers and staff have been told they can continue to safely shop and work at the store.

BP Fairy Meadow was temporarily closed for cleaning following the confirmation a COVID case visited about 10am last Thursday.

This was classed as a casual contact.

All employees who work at the site have been notified of the situation, are isolating, will undergo testing and are closely monitoring for any symptoms,” BP said in a statement.

It is understood Priceline in Dapto was closed for some time, but Priceline has not yet responded.

Nowhere in the Illawarra has been added to NSW Health’s list of venues of concern, but this only occurs when it is deemed there is a risk to public health.

Meanwhile, a Dapto GP clinic has ceased in-person appointments as a precaution following the news another practice in the area has become a COVID-19 exposure site.

Dapto Healthcare yesterday notified patients it was conducting telephone consults only until further notice.

A confirmed case visited Dapto Medical Doctors last Friday and a recorded phone message said the practice would reopen on August 2.

On Monday, it was also confirmed that a person with COVID attended the Dapto Woolworths service desk between 11.54am and 11.58am last Thursday.

The store was scheduled for a deep clean on Monday night.

Wollongong Dermatology in Crown Street also had a confirmed case visit last Thursday between 10am and 11am, and will remain closed until further notice.

The One Fitness gym in Kiama was cleaned after one of its members was identified as a close contact of a COVID case.

The 7-Eleven on Crown Street, West Wollongong was added to the list of venues of concern last week, due to a customer with COVID.

Extracted in full from: Woolworths Dapto and petrol stations in Dapto and Fairy Meadow deep-cleaned after COVID case visits | Illawarra Mercury | Wollongong, NSW