The SFX student, a close relative of a 15-year-old St Pius X Adamstown pupil who tested positive earlier in the week, returned a positive test on Thursday evening. A third relative of the 15-year-old, a 20-year-old man, visited several Newcastle nightspots last weekend and attended the Jets game against Western United before testing positive. She expected there would be a higher demand for testing due to the recent venue announcements, and thanked the community for its patience. With the number of Covid-19 cases in Australia now above 400, more are certain to follow. Picture: Max Mason-Hubers. Dr Taylor's advice to the community was to avoid all non-essential travel to Sydney. St Pius X High School at Adamstown has been closed for deep cleaning since a 15-year-old student tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday. “However, the design of many of our schools and the size of our classrooms make this impossible.”. Witness Impossible Occurrences, one of Melbourne's most exclusive attractions. Anyone who attended St Francis Xavier’s College, in Hamilton East, on August 3, 4, or 5 is urged to be on the lookout for COVID-19 symptoms and get tested immediately at the onset of any symptoms. "That means thinking about whether they need to make that trip out, or go to that social gathering - those sorts of things, and certainly isolating themselves if they have any symptoms." It said anyone who attended SFX on Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday should be on the lookout for COVID-19 symptoms and get tested immediately should any respiratory symptoms or fever occur. Xavier College offers a Catholic Education to all who seek such an education in line with our values. Stay safe: The Greenroof Hamilton, closed for deep cleaning after a COVID-19 case attended. A Catholic College in the Jesuit Tradition. "By erring on the side of caution of who we consider close contacts, we are really trying to avoid more wide-scale lockdowns," she said. "Everyone had heard of it before we were contacted by any authority," Mr Smyth said. Register now.. it's fast and free. Dr Taylor said contact tracing and isolating contacts was about "ring-fencing" the infection. There were 12 new cases recorded in NSW in the 24 hours to 8pm on Wednesday. Xavier Service Centre (XSC) contains all of the College's information on COVID-19 controls and restriction, as well as advice for those students at He said the school would still be open for students whose parents were frontline health workers and could not stay home, and that the online curriculum would mean students weren’t out in the community. Knowing what to look for will help parents provide them with the support they need. "So that if those contacts go on to get sick, they have limited contact with others. There are now 10 confirmed, active cases in the region, bringing the Hunter's total number of cases to 296. St Pius is closed for cleaning at least until the weekend. Even if you are tested and it comes back negative, you still need to wait out that full 14-day period to allow adequate time for the virus to show itself." In a video released to parents this week, the principal of Yarra Valley Grammar in Melbourne, Mark Merry, said his school would also move to online classes from Thursday. "In terms of the risk posed by a venue, and in terms of where cleaning is required, it is only when a case has spent a prolonged period at the venue - so longer than two hours, and Hunter New England Health does do a risk assessment based on specific venue locations for each situation," she said. Streaming Phillip Island's Little Penguins into .. There were 2570 spectators at the Jets game but only the lower level of the stadium was open, with seating in the bays capped at 25 per cent to allow for social distancing. A third relative of the 15-year-old, a 20-year-old man, visited several Newcastle nightspots last weekend and attended the Jets game against Western United before testing positive. “And so while it may seem counterintuitive, there is very good reason why you would not be moving to broad-scale closures of schools that could actually make the situation worse, not better,” the prime minister said. Authorities are now tracing the infected boy’s close contacts among the 1050 students and 200 staff, and everyone on that bus is required to isolate for 14 days and seek testing. "In terms of the risk posed by a venue, and in terms of where cleaning is required, it is only when a case has spent a prolonged period at the venue - so longer than two hours, and Hunter New England Health does do a risk assessment based on specific venue locations for each situation," she said. "Interestingly, the Sydney game also falls into that 14-day period, so it is also possible he may have contracted it from the game. While you're with us, did you know the Newcastle Herald offers breaking news alerts, daily email newsletters and more? This pandemic is having an adverse effect on many aspects of our life -– everything from travel restrictions to shopping habits, even the closure of schools! Even if you are tested and it comes back negative, you still need to wait out that full 14-day period to allow adequate time for the virus to show itself.". ", Hotel Bennett Hamilton, closed for deep cleaning after a COVID-19 case. St Pius X College in Newcastle will also remain closed until next week after a teen boy, the first case in the family cluster, attended campus on Monday and caught the No.26 Hamilton to Adamstown school bus.