Shepparton News



SYDNEY: People who helped in the search for a missing three-year-old boy in NSW’s Hunter region are being urged to get tested for COVID-19 after a local community case.

Anthony ‘AJ’ Elfalak was reunited with his relieved family on Monday, three days after he went missing from his Putty home.

The Putty Community Associatio­n said there was a local case of COVID-19 at the St Shenouda Monastery.

‘‘We have just been informed that there is a COVID case at the Monastery,’’ the associatio­n posted on Facebook yesterday.

‘‘All who participat­ed in the search for AJ are urgently requested to take a COVID test.’’

AJ, who has autism and is non-verbal, disappeare­d from his family’s sprawling property about 11.45 am on Friday.

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