NSW Covid-19 hotspots: list of regional and Sydney outbreak locations | Australia news

New South Wales has seen an uptick in community transmission of coronavirus in recent weeks, putting the state on high alert to prevent further spread.

Many cases can be traced back to the Crossroads Hotel cluster and the Thai Rock restaurant in Wetherill Park, but new locations have cropped up in the news briefings each day.

Here is an overview of the state’s current hotspots and what to do if you’ve visited them. More detailed information is available at the NSW Health website.

List of outbreaks in NSW

If you were at the following venues on these dates you must get tested and self-isolate for 14 days, even if your test is negative.

  • Dooleys Lidcombe Catholic Club, Lidcombe: 5pm on Friday 7 August to 6.30am on Saturday 8 August; 4.30pm to 11.30pm on Saturday 8 August; 1pm to 9pm on Sunday 9 August; 12pm to 9:30pm on Monday 10 August

With the growing number of cases in the area, NSW Health is asking all people who live in, or have visited, the following areas in the past two weeks to get tested if they have any symptoms of Covid-19 at all, even the mildest of symptoms such as a runny nose or scratchy throat.

  • Campbelltown local government area (LGA)

  • Canterbury Bankstown LGA

  • Fairfield LGA

  • Liverpool LGA

  • Parramatta LGA

  • City of Sydney (East) LGA

  • Hornsby Shire LGA

  • The Hills LGA

  • Woollahra LGA

  • Guildford (suburb)

  • Merrylands (suburb)

If you were at any of the following locations on these dates, monitor yourself for symptoms and self-isolate and get tested if symptoms occur.

  • Service NSW, Burwood: 2:30pm to 3pm on Friday 21 August

  • Westfield Shopping Centre, Burwood: 6pm to 7pm on Thursday 20 August, including Kmart and Woolworths from 6:30pm to 7pm

  • Cabramatta Family Practice, Cabramatta: 9am to 10:15am on Thursday 20 August

  • Aldi, Fairfield West: 9:45am to 11am on Sunday 16 August

  • Sydney Markets Flemington, Homebush West: 8am to 4pm on Sunday 9 August;
    10:30pm on Tuesday 11 August to 6am on Wednesday 12 August; 10:30pm on Wednesday 12 August to 01:40am on Thursday 13 August

  • Liverpool Hospital, Liverpool: 7am to 3pm on Thursday 6 August; 7am to 3pm on Friday 7 August; 5am to 1.30pm on Saturday 8 August; 5am to 1.30pm on Sunday 9 August

  • Westfield, Mount Druitt: 12pm to 12:30pm on Wednesday 12 August
    11am and 12pm Friday 14 August

  • Parramatta Local Court, Parramatta: 8.30am to 12.30pm on Tuesday 11 August; 8.30am to 12.3opm on Wednesday 12 August

  • Chopstix Asian Cuisine, Smithfield RSL, Smithfield: Friday 31 July to Saturday 9 August

  • 5th Avenue Beauty Bar, Wetherill Park: 2pm to 3pm on Saturday 8 August

Coronavirus NSW case numbers
Coronavirus NSW hotspots
  • Due to the unprecedented and ongoing nature of the coronavirus outbreak, this article is being regularly updated to ensure that it reflects the current situation at the date of publication. Any significant corrections made to this or previous versions of the article will continue to be footnoted in line with Guardian editorial policy.

Source: The Guardian

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