Australia Virus cluster in Sydney's west grows as new case recorded

03:21  22 october  2020
03:21  22 october  2020 Source:   9news.com.au

Two doctors test positive to coronavirus in New South Wales

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NSW health authorities have recorded 10 new coronavirus infections overnight, with all cases either being in hotel quarantine or linked to the Sydney CBD cluster . Key points: NSW Health said one of the cases was a passenger on the same bus as an infectious person.

South Wales recorded 15 new coronavirus cases on Saturday, including eight associated with the growing Thai Rock cluster in Sydney ' s west . Dr McAnulty said 'NSW Health is calling on people across the state to re-double their efforts to stop the virus spreading' (pictured, a registered nurse

New South Wales has recorded one new case of locally transmitted COVID-19.

The new case is linked to the private clinic cluster in Lakemba in Sydney's west.


"We are managing to keep the rate of community transmission very low in NSW with just one overnight," Premier Gladys Berejiklian said today.

There are also six additional cases in hotel quarantine and 15,000 people were tested overnight.

The new case comes as the state's health authorities urgently investigate positive traces of COVID-19 found in sewerage in Bathurst following the Bathurst 1000 motor race over the weekend.

Anyone who attended race should be tested for coronavirus if they develop symptoms, NSW health authorities said last night.

Local residents have also been warned and anyone who does present with "even the mildest symptoms" has been urged to get tested immediately and to self-isolate until they have a result.

More to come.

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