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Australia NSW reports one locally acquired COVID-19 case after three-day run of no community infections

03:26  26 october  2020
03:26  26 october  2020 Source:   abc.net.au

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a person in a car: NSW recorded one locally acquired coronavirus case. (AAP: Dan Himbrechts) © Provided by ABC News NSW recorded one locally acquired coronavirus case. (AAP: Dan Himbrechts)

NSW has broken its three-day streak of no locally transmitted COVID-19 cases, with one new local infection reported today.

The new case today is a household contact of a previously reported case linked to the Oran Park community cluster in south-west Sydney.

That cluster is now at 23 cases.

The state had kept a clean slate since Thursday when one new case was reported, linked to the Liverpool private health clinic cluster.

There also were three new cases reported today in returned travellers in hotel quarantine.

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NSW has recorded no locally acquired COVID - 19 cases for the 11th day in a row. Key points There were 5,385 people tested in the reporting period which is a slight increase from Monday's 4,789. NSW Health has made a direct appeal to anyone living in the Hawkesbury and south western Sydney

There are three new COVID - 19 cases in NSW , including two locally acquired and one from overseas. The crew of a ship in the Port of Newcastle remains "Contact tracing is continuing and the source of the infection is under investigation, although it is believed the infection occurred outside the hospital

Testing numbers were very low, however, with just 7,447 done in the reporting period to 8:00pm last night.

NSW Health appealed to the community to get tested "right away" if symptoms are present.

"While it is not unusual for weekend testing numbers to be lower, if we are to ensure NSW continues to detect cases as soon as possible and prevent onward transmission, it is vital that members of the community continue to come forward for testing," it said in a statement.

The NSW Government has been urging people to get testing numbers around the 15,000 mark.

It continues to urge people in Western and Southern Sydney to get tested, even with the mildest of symptoms.

There have been 2,994,203 tests done in the state since the beginning of the outbreak.

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NSW has recorded zero locally acquired COVID - 19 cases for the sixth consecutive day . Two new cases were reported among returned travellers in hotel Ms Berejiklian said she didn't know whether Queensland would now restart their 28- day count of zero community transmission in NSW — the

NSW reports no locally acquired COVID - 19 cases for the fourth consecutive day , as numbers continue Fifty-five people are currently being treated for COVID - 19 in the state. Health officials have warned the " COVID - 19 may still be circulating the community so we all must be vigilant," he said.

There have been a total of 4,197 cases in NSW.

The low numbers follow the easing of restrictions on gatherings from last Friday.

The limit on the number of people who can attend weddings and religious services was increased and 30 people can now sit together at table in a pub, restaurant and cafe.

Outdoor gatherings can now include 30 people, but the number of visitors to a home is still limited to 20.

Yesterday, NSW had its biggest large-scale test yet with a crowd of almost 40,000 rugby league fans allowed to attend the NRL grand final at ANZ Stadium.

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