New South Wales registers only seven new cases of coronavirus at night, most of which are linked to a Thai restaurant in Sydney – while Victoria is swept away by a devastating second wave
- New South Wales registered seven new COVID-19 cases overnight
- Six of the new businesses are linked to a Thai restaurant in the west of Sydney
New South Wales registered just seven new cases of coronavirus at night, most of which are linked to a Thai restaurant in west Sydney.
Six of the new cases have been linked to Thai Rock Restaurant in Stockland Mall, Wetherill Park, while the other is from an unidentified source.
From Friday there will also be a new suite of COVID-19 measures for catering establishments in NSW.
The changes included mandatory signups, prepared COVID secure plans, a limit of 300 people, and maximum group bookings of 10.
Caps for private indoor and outdoor meetings in NSW remain at 20.
Six of the new cases have been linked to Thai Rock Restaurant at Stockland Mall, Wetherill Park, while the other is from an unidentified source
Northern Territory Prime Minister Michael Gunner declared Port Stephens Thursday as a coronavirus hotspot, meaning anyone who has been there for the past 14 days must be supervised or returned home for two weeks at their own expense upon arrival at the NT return.
Fairfield people in south-west Sydney, along with people from Liverpool, Campbelltown and the state of Victoria traveling to Queensland, are taken to the hotel quarantine at their own expense for 14 days.
This includes those who have spent some time in the suburbs, not just those who live there.
Fairfield was added to the list after 46 diagnoses were confirmed in connection with an outbreak at the Thai Rock restaurant at Stockland Mall in Wetherill Park.
NSW registered 19 new cases in the 24 hours to 20 hours on Wednesday, including three in hotel quarantine, with nearly 25,000 tests performed.
The cluster at the Crossroads Hotel in Casula has grown to 56 after three new cases were reported on Thursday.
Three other cases registered on Thursday are still being investigated by NSW Health.
An elderly care facility in inner-west Sydney was closed to visitors after an employee tested positive and NSW reported 19 new cases.
Tomaree Public School and High School, Goodstart Children’s Center in Anna Bay, Woolworths Supermarket in Salamander Bay Village and Fingal Bay Cafe and Takeaway have all been thoroughly cleaned after being exposed to a person with the corona virus.
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