A spokesperson for the Department of Health has confirmed there is no positive case of COVID-19 in the Bendigo postcode of 3550.
The spokesperson said it was an error and will be removed today.
DATA from the Department of Health and Human Services suggest there is a positive case of COVID-19 in the Bendigo postcode.
A Bendigo Health spokesperson confirmed they had not tested anyone with a positive COVID-19 diagnosis, or been asked to care for anyone with a positive diagnosis.
The spokesperson said there is a chance someone with a Bendigo postcode has tested positive to COVID-19, but is living outside of the region.
The Bendigo Advertiser has contacted the DHHS for clarification and will continue to update readers accordingly.
More to come.
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