McDonald's, IGA and Domino's Pizza among new Sydney Covid exposure sites

·Assistant News Editor
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A number of new Covid exposure sites in Sydney have been listed by NSW Health. 

McDonald's Bondi, Specsavers in Bondi Junction, A Man and his Monkey Cafe in Randwick, and Macquarie Bank in the CBD have all been alerted on Tuesday morning as venues where anyone who attended at a certain time would be deemed a close contact. 

  • McDonald's Bondi, 164 Campbell Parade, Friday 25 June, 11:30am – 12:00pm.

  • Specsavers, Eastgate Shopping Centre, Spring St, Saturday 26 June, 3:50pm – 5:00pm.

  • A Man and his Monkey Cafe, 149 Clovelly Road in Randwick, Sunday 20 June, 1pm – 2:30pm.

  • Macquarie Bank, 1 Shelley Street, 3rd floor, Monday 21 June, 8:30am – 6:30pm.

McDonald's Bondi is a Covid exposure listing
McDonald's Bondi is among the new Covid exposure listings. Source: Google

A list of exposure sites involving potential casual contacts also includes Domino’s Pizza Rose Bay, Supa IGA Blaxland, Meriton Suites Hotel in Mascot, The Good Filo Express in Double Bay and the Organic Republic Bakery in Bondi.

NSW Health continues to urge resident to check the government's website regularly as the list of venues of concern and relevant health advice will continue to be updated as investigations continue.

"Anyone with even the mildest of cold-like symptoms is urged to immediately come forward for testing and isolate until a negative result is received," the department said. 

Business confidence in Sydney takes a hit

As Greater Sydney and surrounding areas remain in lockdown until at least July 9, the harsh measures have impacted on business and consumer confidence, according to the weekly ANZ-Roy Morgan consumer confidence index.

Confidence in Sydney dropped 4.6 per cent, and was even worse in regional NSW, down 6.6 per cent.

The lockdown is estimated to cost the NSW economy $2 billion.

On Sunday, the Northern Territory went into lockdown, which has since been extended until Friday, while on Monday night Perth and the Peel region became the third Australian city to enter lockdown.  

Queensland has not ruled out following suit. 

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