Public Information – coronavirus case at AAMI Park

Case at AAMI Park

11 March 2020

Melbourne & Olympic Parks has taken immediate precautionary action following the notification from the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) regarding a patron who attended AAMI Park on the weekend and has since been diagnosed with coronavirus (COVID-19).

DHHS has advised that the patron who attended AAMI Park for the Rugby Union match between the Melbourne Rebels and The Lions (Saturday, March 7) was diagnosed with COVID-19 overnight.

The patron sat in Section 9 on the east side of the venue. The case has been classified by DHHS as low-risk of spreading COVID-19 to surrounding members of the public and staff.

DHHS recommends that those who were seated in Section 9, can go about their regular activities, but to monitor their health and remain mindful of their hygiene practices.

As a precautionary measure, M&OP have initiated intensive cleaning of AAMI Park and will be following a rigorous cleaning regime over the next week.

During this time, M&OP will continue to work closely with the government and health authorities.

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M&OP media contact: Kath Oakley, M&OP Media Unit – 0423 826 253

For the DHHS media release: view here