NSW has announced one new locally acquired coronavirus case on Monday as the state attempts to control a resurgence of infections.
The case makes it 19 community cases since Thursday when a run of 12 days without known local coronavirus transmission came to an abrupt end.
The new case is a household contact of a case reported on Sunday. These cases are linked to another two cases which to date have a mystery source and remains under investigation, NSW Health said.
There were five cases detected in hotel quarantine.
The list of places visited by infectious people continues to grow, with the addition of two major retail stores in Sydney’s southwest.
Anyone who visited Carnes Hill Big W on October 4 between 3pm and 4.30pm and Edmondson Park Aldi on October 4 between 6pm and 7pm is considered a casual contact.
Passengers on an October 4 train replacement bus at 11.48pm heading to Strathfield from Central are now considered close contacts and must get tested immediately while isolating for 14 days.
There were 7,391 tests in the previous 24 hours, with NSW Health calling on more residents to come forward to get tested as rates have dropped off in recent weeks.
“Testing numbers have dropped recently, which is a concern as it limits our ability to find people with COVID-19 early and contain further spread,’ it said.
Self-isolate and get tested if you visited the following locations:
Fitness First, Carlingford - October 3, 8am to 9.15am
Ripples restaurant, Milsons Point - October 3, 8pm to 10.30pm
Monitor for symptoms if you visited the following locations:
Mazda, Artarmon - October 2, 7.30am to 9.30am
Squeeze and Grind, Camden - October 7, 11.45am to 1.15pm
Big W, Carnes Hill - October 4, 3pm to 4.30pm
Castle Towers shopping centre, Castle Hill - October 5, 12pm to 1pm
Surf Dive ’n’ Ski, Castle Hill - October 5, 12pm to 1pm
Bunnings Crossroads, Casula - October 7, 2pm to 3pm
Chemist Warehouse, Casula - October 6, 12.30pm to 1pm
Costco, Casula - October 9, 3pm to 3.30pm
S-mart Eastwood, Eastwood - October 5, 7.30pm to 7.45pm
Aldi, Eastwood - October 6, 11am to 12pm
Aldi, Edmondson Park - October 4, 6.30pm to 7pm
Chemist Warehouse, Eping - October 6, 10.30am to 11am
Penrith Homemaker Centre, Jamisontown - October 4, 11am to 1pm
Lakemba Radiology, Lakemba - October 1, 12pm to 2.30pm
Kmart, Narellan - October 2, 6pm to 7pm
Macquarie University sports and Aquatic Centre outdoor pool area, North Ryde - October 7, 5.30am to 10.30am
Palm Beach Fish and Chips, Palm Beach - October 5, 3.45pm to 4pm
Westfield, Parramatta - October 5, 9.30am to 11am, October 6, 12pm to 12.15pm, October 7, 12pm to 12.30pm and 4.30pm to 5pm
Guzman y Gomez, Penrith - October 4, 1.30pm to 2-m
HomeCo, Penrith - October 4, 2pm to 2.30pm
Monopole, Potts Point - October 4, 6pm to 8pm
More to come.
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