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Australia Urgent alert for 27 new Covid exposure sites in Sydney

13:11  20 june  2021
13:11  20 june  2021 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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Twenty seven new Covid exposure sites have been added to Sydney 's growing list, which has plunged thousands across the city into isolation. Businesses from Parramatta to Bondi were added to the list on Sunday evening, as the city endures the first hours of tightened restrictions - including mandatory masks indoors. Share or comment on this article: Covid -19 Australia: New virus exposure venues in Sydney as Indian Delta cluster swells. e-mail.

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Twenty seven new Covid exposure sites have been added to Sydney's growing list, which has plunged thousands across the city into isolation.

Businesses from Parramatta to Bondi were added to the list on Sunday evening, as the city endures the first hours of tightened restrictions - including mandatory masks indoors.

The list includes 19 retailers in the busy Birkenhead Point Brand Outlet in Drummoyne in the city's west, Hero Suchi restaurant in the CBD, a fitness centre in Castle Hill in the north-west, and a Big W store in Merrylands.

Sydney recorded two new infections on Sunday, bringing the NSW total up to nine.

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The list of exposure sites , at first focused on Westfield Bondi Junction after the eastern suburbs breakout, now includes venues across Greater Sydney , and also a cafe in Fairy Meadow in the Illawarra. The Sydney man in his 30s had also visited Bondi, Surry Hills and Westfield Bondi Junction. His infection was reported last night but missed the 8:00pm reporting period and will be counted in Sunday's figures. Transmission of COVID -19 has occurred in and around Westfield Bondi Junction.

A suburb in western Sydney is on high alert after a confirmed Covid case visited multiple stores including a Woolworths and BWS over several days. Source: AAP. Anyone who visited the following Wentworthville venues at the same times is considered a casual contact and should get tested for Covid immediately and self isolate. More Covid exposure sites have been added including a number of stores and eateries in Melbourne. Have you been to one of the new venues? 7 hours ago.

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Anyone who visited North Face, Country Road or Seed at the Drummoyne outlet centre on Tuesday June 15 between 11.35am and 1pm is considered a close contact.

Close contacts have been told to contact NSW Health immediately, get a Covid test and isolate for 14 days regardless of the results.

Shoppers who has visited any of the other venues on the list are considered casual contacts and must self-isolate until they test negative to coronavirus.

On Sunday, Premier Gladys Berejiklian announced masks would be required to be worn across seven local government areas.

They are Randwick, Bayside, Canada Bay, Inner West, City of Sydney, Waverley and Woollahra.

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'You must wear a mask if you are in and around those seven local government areas,' Ms Berejiklian said.

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An urgent alert is still out for people who visited the Salvos Stores in Tempe on June 16 between 2pm and 3pm. Anyone who attended the venue at the time is a close contact and must immediately call NSW Health on 1800 943 553, get tested and isolate for 14 days, regardless of the result. Some states have tightened border restrictions for those looking to travel from eastern Sydney or who have been to exposure sites . People are urged to check the current Covid alerts and list of exposure sites on the NSW Health website .

'That will include things like hospitality workers, shopping, retail shopping, any interactivity where you aren't eating or drinking, you will need to wear a mask.'

The restrictions were prompted by as Sydney's eastern suburbs cluster growing to nine cases.

Ms Berejiklian also announced face mask rules on public transport would be extended from Sydney to Wollongong and Shellharbour.

'It is important for all of us to be on high alert, no matter where we live in particular,' she said.

Ms Berejiklian said it was not likely further restrictions would have to be brought in for the time being.

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Face masks mandate in Sydney

New South Wales premier Gladys Berejiklian announced on Sunday that face masks would need to be worn in seven local government areas in Sydney.

Below is a list of council areas where the mandate applies:

Randwick

Bayside

Botany Bay

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Inner West

City of Sydney

Waverley

Woollahra

'At this stage, we don't think we will need to do further than what we have announced today,' she said.

'I know all of us are a bit fatigued after so many months of living with Covid but we can't drop for now.'

'We have to make sure we aren't complacent and have to make sure we are complying to what we are asking you to do.'

One of the new cases announced on Sunday was a 30-year-old man who was announced by health authorities yesterday, but after the 8pm cutoff.

The Sydney man visited Bondi, Surry Hills, Westfield Bondi Junction, and The Broken Drum Cafe in Fairy Meadow in the NSW Illawarra region.

The other case was a woman in her 30s who was a household contact of the man.

Three other cases were also recorded in hotel quarantine.

Chief health officer Dr Kerry Chant said an additional two cases in the Sutherland Shire, in southern Sydney, were also recorded after the 8pm deadline.

One was a woman in her 50s who was a close contact of a previously confirmed case while the other was a man in his 50s linked to a Salvation Army store.

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The cases will be included in Monday's figures.

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There were 24,468 tests conducted in the 24 hours to 8pm Saturday but Dr Chant said she would like to see more than 30,000 tests conducted on Sunday.

'I would like to see those numbers today exceed 30-40,000 tests,' she said.

'The quicker we can diagnose cases, the quicker we can get ahead of the transmission of this virus.'

Dr Chant put out another call for residents to get tested if they visited Westfield Bondi Junction, and its car park, on June 12 or 13.

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'If you have been to any of those venues or have any symptoms, you need to isolate,' she said.

Covid-19 fragments have also been detected in sewerage from the Brookland catchment- which serves parts of the Central Coast.

'We are calling for the community to come forward for testing,' Dr Chant said.

'At this stage, we have not been able to identify positive cases in the catchment. We don't have a full ability because people move around.

'But we have not had anyone residing there that has been recently discharged from our hotel quarantine.'

NEW VENUES ADDED ON SUNDAY:

Anyone who attended the following venues at the listed times must call NSW Health on 1800 943 553, get tested and self-isolate for 14 days, regardless of test results.

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Drummoyne, North Face at the Birkenhead Point Brand Outlet - Tuesday June 15, 11.35am - 11.50am

Drummoyne, Country Road at the Birkenhead Point Brand Outlet - Tuesday June 15, 12.30pm - 1.15pm

Drummoyne, Seed at the Birkenhead Point Brand Outlet - Tuesday June 15, 12.30pm - 1pm

Barangaroo, California Nails - Wednesday June 16, 4.45pm - 5.30pm

Anyone who attended the following venue at the time listed must get tested and self-isolate for 14 days from the date they were at the venue until a negative test result is received.

Castle Hill, Fitness and Aquatic Centre - Saturday June 12, 8.30am - 9.40am

Merrylands, Big W at Stocklands - Monday June 14, 1.50pm - 2.45pm

Merrylands, Oporto at the food court in Stocklands - Monday June 14, 2.40pm - 3pm

Drummoyne, Estro at the Birkenhead Point Brand Outlet - Tuesday June 15, 10.15am - 10.40am

Drummoyne, Christensen Copenhagen at the Birkenhead Point Brand Outlet - Tuesday June 15, 10.30am - 11am

Drummoyne, Maje at the Birkenhead Point Brand Outlet - Tuesday June 15, 10.45am - 11am

Drummoyne, ASICS at the Birkenhead Point Brand Outlet - Tuesday June 15, 11.20am - 11.40am

Sydney, Hero Sushi at 52 Goulburn Street - Tuesday June 15, 2.30pm - 2.40pm

Drummoyne, Top Juice at the Birkenhead Point Brand Outlet - Tuesday June 15, 11.15am - 11.20am

Drummoyne, Bed Bath n Table at the Birkenhead Point Brand Outlet - Tuesday June 15, 11.30am - 11.40am

Drummoyne, Icebreaker at the Birkenhead Point Brand Outlet - Tuesday June 15, 11.40am - 11.45am

Drummoyne, Adairs at the Birkenhead Point Brand Outlet - Tuesday June 15, 11.45am - 11.55am

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Drummoyne, Aldi at the Birkenhead Point Brand Outlet - Tuesday June 15, 12.35pm - 12.45pm

Drummoyne, Priceline at the Birkenhead Point Brand Outlet - Tuesday June 15, 12.40pm - 12.50pm

Hurstville, Coles at Hurstville Westfield - Saturday June 19, 6.10pm - 6.30pm

Anyone who has visited the following stores within the listed times should monitor for symptoms. If they appear, isolate until a negative test result is received.

Parramatta, De Salt Cafe - Wednesday June 9, 9.15am - 9.20am. Friday June 11, 9.15am - 9.20am. Wednesday June 16, 10am - 10.05am

Parramatta, Piccolo Me - Thursday June 10, 9.15am - 9.20am

Parramatta, Oriental Tucker Box - Friday June 11, 1pm - 1.30pm. Wednesday June 16, 1pm  - 1.35pm

Castle Hill, Sydney Hills Gymnastics - Friday June 11, 4pm - 4.15pm

Baulkham Hills, IGA - Saturday June 12, 10am - 10.15am

Sydney, The Gardens Cafe - Tuesday June 15, 9.30am - 9.35am

Drummoyne, Adventure Megastore at the Birkenhead Point Brand Outlet - Tuesday June 15, 11.40am - 12.30pm

Drummoyne, Kathmandu at the Birkenhead Point Brand Outlet - Tuesday June 15, 11.40am - 12.30pm

Drummoyne, Mac Pac at the Birkenhead Point Brand Outlet - Tuesday June 15, 11.40am - 12.30pm

Drummoyne, Papaya at the Birkenhead Point Brand Outlet - Tuesday June 15, 12.30pm - 12.45pm

Drummoyne, food court and female toilets at the Birkenhead Point Brand Outlet - Tuesday June 15, 11am - 1.30am

Drummoyne, Chemist Warehouse at the Birkenhead Point Brand Outlet - Tuesday June 15, 1.15pm - 1.25pm

Sydney, Kingswood Coffee - Tuesday June 15, 4.30pm - 4.45pm

Potts Point, Harris Farm Markets - Wednesday June 16, 6pm - 6.45pm

Sydney, MLC food court - Thursday June 17, 9.50am - 10.20am

Sydney, Coles Wynyard - Thursday June 17, 4.20pm - 4.50pm

SEE THE FULL LIST OF VENUES HERE

Source: NSW Health

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