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Australia Sydney could see more Covid infections after potential case in Manly

11:45  07 may  2021
11:45  07 may  2021 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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Dire warning from Australia's top doctor that Sydney could see more coronavirus infections as he is asked about 'a potential new case in Manly '. Two new locations including a furniture store in Manly listed as Covid -19 risks. Smith Made in Balgowlah and Rug Cleaning Repairs in Brookvale new hotspots. Anyone who attended a furniture store in Balgowlah called Smith Made on Tuesday May 4, from 2:30pm to 2:45pm is urged to get tested and isolate. NSW recorded no new cases on Friday after premier Glady Berejiklian imposed new restrictions including mandatory mask wearing on transport for

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Australia's top doctor warns Sydney 'may see more cases' as a potential new coronavirus infection in Manly raised fears of a bigger outbreak.

Chief Medical Officer Paul Kelly was asked at a press conference on Friday if he had heard about a potential case on the Northern Beaches, and replied that he didn't have any details.

'There was no new cases when the AHPPC met just a few minutes ago but they are continuing to do a lot of testing and people are coming forward to be tested which is fantastic,' he said.

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'And the more we see, the chances are we may see some more cases and we certainly need to work out that chain for the person we know arrived on 24th April.

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Just hours after NSW health officials revealed a shock new local case of COVID -19, other states were quick to respond. Erin Lyons. NCA NewsWire. Health authorities in several jurisdictions have issued advice for residents in response to the shocking news that NSW had recorded a new locally-acquired case of COVID -19. Advice from the Queensland health department states that anyone who has visited any Sydney hotspot venues at the listed exposure times must quarantine at their home, contact the department and get tested as soon as possible.

'The Sydneysider, and his wife, that have become positive without an obvious link there. But clearly it's the same virus.'

Sydney's latest coronavirus panic was triggered by a couple from Woollahra in the eastern suburbs.

The man in his 50s tested positive for Covid on Wednesday and then his wife was diagnosed with the virus on Thursday.

But contact tracers are still scrambling to find a 'missing link' in the infection chain.

NSW Health have determined through genomic testing the man contracted the virus from a returned traveller from the U.S. who was infected with an Indian variant.

About a month ago he was taken from hotel quarantine to special health accommodation, but it remains a mystery how he came into contact with the man.

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A frightening map shows how a man with Sydney 's first Covid -19 case in a month traversed the city and put 14 suburbs on alert, as officials brace for a potential outbreak. Health authorities revealed on Wednesday the man in his 50s tested positive to the virus after visiting a range of venues in the NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian and health boss Dr Kerry Chant said the infected man had a 'high viral load' and was potentially highly infectious while in the community. He visited a busy Woolworths supermarket, several BBQ shops, a golf club, a cinema and many cafes and restaurants between

Numbers come after NSW rocked by a shock new Covid -19 case on Wednesday. Infected man in his 50's was 'meticulous' about checking in using QR codes. The data comes after an infected man in his 50s from the eastern suburbs tested positive for the virus on Wednesday, marking the first case in NSW since April 1. He also visited a number of venues while potentially infectious but had been 'meticulous' about checking in using QR codes.

Despite heightened fears of a new outbreak, NSW recorded no new community transmission cases on Friday.

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It comes after Glady Berejiklian imposed new restrictions on the state yesterday.

Covid restrictions were re-introduced for three days in Greater Sydney, with the return of compulsory masks and visitors in homes limited to 20 people.

Drinkers in bars must also be seated and just two visitors will be allowed for residents in aged care homes.

The restrictions will remain in place until at least Monday morning but Ms Berejiklian reiterated businesses should remain open over the Mother's Day weekend.

NSW Health listed two new locations in Sydney's northern beaches as Covid-19 risks and are urging people who attended the venues to get tested and self isolate.

A furniture store in Balgowlah called Smith Made and Rug Cleaning Repairs Hand Rug Wash in Brookvale pose a potential link to new infections.

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SYDNEY VENUES ON ALERT

Anyone who attended one of the following venues at the times specified is asked to immediately get tested and isolate until NSW Health provides further information.

Rug Cleaning Repairs Hand Rug Wash Sydney, Sydenham Road Brookvale

Tuesday May 4, 12:30pm to 1pm

SMITH MADE, 14/28 Roseberry Street, Balgowlah

Tuesday May 4, 2:30pm to 2:45pm

District Brasserie, 2 Chifley Square in Sydney

Friday April 30, 11am - 11:45am

HineSight Optometrist, Sofitel Sydney Wentworth - P2/61-101 Philip Street in Sydney

Friday April 30, 12pm - 1pm

Barbetta, 2 Elizabeth Street in Paddington

Friday April 30, 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Event Cinemas Bondi Junction, screening of The Courier

Friday April 30, 6pm – 8pm

Figo Restaurant, 3/56-60A Bayswater Road in Rushcutters Bay

Friday April 30, 8.45pm – 11pm

Joe's Barbeques & Heating, 142 Silverwater Road in Silverwater

Saturday May 1, 1pm –1.45pm

Tucker Barbecues, 138 Silverwater Road in Silverwater

Saturday May 1, 1pm – 1.45pm

Barbeques Galore, G1/212-220 Parramatta Road in Annandale

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Saturday May 1, 2pm – 3pm

Barbeques Galore, The Crossroads, Unit 12B, Parkers Farm Place in Casula

Saturday May 1, 4pm – 5pm

BP Mascot, 1077 Botany Road in Mascot

Saturday May 1, 4.30pm – 5pm

The Meat Store, 262 Oxford Street in Bondi Junction

Sunday May 2, 3pm – 4pm

The Stadium Club, Moore Park - Entertainment Quarter, 122 Lang Road

Monday May 3, 11.30am - 12.30pm

Azure Cafe, Moore Park - Entertainment Quarter, Shop 5a

Monday May 3, 12.30pm - 1pm

The Royal Sydney Golf Club, Kent Road, Rose Bay

Monday May 3, 12.30pm - 1pm

Rug Cleaning Repairs Hand Rug Wash Sydney, 8/52-54 Sydenham Rd, Brookvale

Monday May 3, 12.30pm - 1pm

Alfresco Emporium, 2021 Pittwater Rd, Collaroy

Tuesday May 4, 1pm - 1.30pm

Smith Made, 14/28 Roseberry Street, Balgowlah

Tuesday May 4, 2.30pm - 4pm

Chemist Warehouse, 459-463 New South Head Road, Double Bay

Tuesday May 4, 3.45pm - 4pm

Woolworths, Kiaora Lane and Kiaora Road, Double Bay

Tuesday May 4, 4.05pm - 4.15pm

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