Domino’s, pub and other cafe added to growing list of Covid hotspots in NSW
Seven new locations have been added to New South Wales’ long list of Covid exhibition sites, including a Domino’s Pizza store, a popular pub and another cafe.
The state health department has also reported a gas station, Woolworths, Bunnings hardware store and Coles Express.
The sites are spread across Sydney, from the western suburbs to the inner west and the Covid-ravaged east.
It comes as NSW recorded 18 new locally acquired infections on Monday, bringing the spiraling Bondi cluster to 130 cases on the second day of the two-week lockdown in Greater Sydney.
Police on patrol at Bondi Beach in Sydney on Monday, June 28, 2021. More than five million people in and around Greater Sydney have been stranded for 14 days
Latest Covid-19 exposure sites in New South Wales:
Anyone who has been to the following locations at the times listed is close contact and should immediately get tested and self-isolate for 14 days, regardless of the outcome.
– Merrylands Domino’s Pizza. 246 Merrylands Road, Monday June 21 from 6:20 p.m. to 6:50 p.m.
– Macquarie Fields Glenquarie Hotel. Harold Street and Victoria Street, Tuesday June 22 from 5 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Wednesday June 23 from 5 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. and Thursday June 24 from 5 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.
– Rosebery Black and Gold Espresso. 29-33 Epsom Road, Friday June 25 from 10:50 a.m. to 11:20 a.m.
Anyone who has frequented the following locations at the times listed is casual contact and should immediately get tested and self-isolate until a negative result is received.
– Pagewood Shell Coles Express. 297-299 Bunnerong Road, Wednesday June 23 from 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
– Macquarie Woolworths Fields. Glenquarie Town Center Victoria Road and Brooks Street, Friday June 25 from 12 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
– Hillsdale Bunnings Eastgardens. 140-148 Denison Street, Friday June 25 from 4 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
– Alexandria Coles Express. 562-572 Botany Road, Saturday June 26 from 10 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.
There are now hundreds of locations across Sydney and the rest of the state that have been added to the ever-growing list since June 16 – when a limo driver carrying an international flight crew started patient zero of the highly contagious Delta strain.
Domino’s Pizza in Merrylands in western Sydney, became the last place added to the list with a positive case for Covid visiting the store on Monday, June 21 between 6:20 p.m. and 6:50 p.m.
A popular watering hole in Macquarie Fields, the Glenquarie Hotel, was also put on alert for several days.
Anyone who was at the Sydney Southwest site on Tuesday June 22 between 5:00 p.m. and 11:30 p.m., Wednesday June 23 between 5:00 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. and Thursday June 24 between 5:00 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. is considered close contact.
It’s the same story for Black and Gold Espresso at Rosebery in eastern Sydney, where an infected person visited on Friday, June 25 between 10:50 a.m. and 11:20 a.m.
Anyone who has been to one of these places during the stated hours should immediately get tested and self-isolate for 14 days, regardless of the result.
Residents of Bondi Beach in Sydney, the epicenter of the Sydney outbreak, are pictured doing their essential exercise
NSW Health also issued “occasional contact” alerts for four other sites.
A Shell Coles Express gas station in Pagewood in southern Sydney was potentially on display on Wednesday, June 23 between 11 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.
Another Coles Express in Alexandria in Sydney’s Inner West has been declared an exhibition site with anyone who attended the place on Saturday, June 26 between 10 a.m. and 10:15 a.m. asked to self-isolate.
A Woolworths at Glenquarie Town Center in Macquarie Fields was also added to the list, having been visited on Friday June 25 between 12 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. by close contact from a Covid patient.
Bunnings Eastgardens in Hillsdale, in eastern Sydney, was the last location reported for Friday, June 25 between 4:00 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.
NSW Health said anyone who attended these locations at the times listed is considered casual contact and should immediately get tested and self-isolate until a negative result is received.
Sydney’s CBD is a virtual ghost town after workers ordered to work from home again after infections spiked over the weekend
Sydney, Wollongong, the Blue Mountains, Shellharbour and the Central Coast are two days away from a 14-day lockdown.
Residents or anyone who has worked in Sydney in the past two weeks are only allowed to leave their homes to purchase food or other essential goods and services; to provide medical care or humanitarian needs, exercise outdoors with up to ten people, or perform essential work or education.
Masks must be worn in all indoor public places, while hotels and pubs are only allowed to remain open to serve take out.
Households will not be allowed to receive visitors, although there are exceptions for intimate partners who do not live together and who are allowed to visit their homes.
NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian said workers and students can only leave home if they cannot study or work from home.
Ms Berejiklian said about six of the state’s new cases were isolated during their entire infectious period, while others were isolated for part of the same period.
âUnfortunately, some were active in the community. As Dr Kerry Chant has told us before, the cases we are seeing today reflect what may have happened the week before and there is obviously a lag, ” she told reporters on Monday.
Chief health officer Kerry Chant said officials will have to wait “at least five more days” to reap the benefits of the lockdown.
“It is important for the community to understand that the numbers are not expected to drop for five days,” she said.
Meanwhile, several other states are also grappling with their own epidemics, with Western Australia introducing restrictions in the Perth and Peel region after a woman who traveled east contracted the highly contagious Delta strain. .
Queensland and the Northern Territory are also battling two separate groups that have arisen from the hotel quarantine, prompting both governments to impose stricter Covid measures, including mask warrants and caps for gatherings.