PUBLIC HEALTH ALERT 8:04am, M1 Communities – Essential workers travelling between the Central Coast, Lake Macquarie and Newcastle/Hunter areas are advised to exercise caution as three students at Morisset and Lake Munmorah schools have tested positive to COVID-19. Target Glendale has also been named as an exposure site between 8:30am and 1:30pm on Sunday 1st August. In addition to this, fragments of COVID-19 have been detected in three treatment plants in greater Newcastle. Practice social distancing, wear a mask, avoid travelling when possible. NSW Health are attending.