NSW Health identifies more venues of concern visited by latest COVID-19 community case

NSW Health identifies more venues of concern visited by latest COVID-19 community case

A number of additional venues of concern have been identified by NSW Health overnight as part of an ongoing investigation into a case of COVID-19 community transmission reported yesterday.

The update comes as all Australian states and territories have asked those who were at the venues at the same time as the infected man to get tested for COVID-19 and isolate for 14 days.

Anyone who attended the following venues at the times specified has been asked to get tested and isolate until NSW Health provides further advice including those who have been partially or fully vaccinated:

  • The Stadium Club in Moore Park on Monday 3 May between 11.30am-12.30pm
  • Azure Café in Moore Park on Monday 3 May between 12.30-1pm
  • The Royal Sydney Golf Club in Rose Bay on Monday 3 May between 5.30-9pm
  • Rug Cleaning Repairs Hand Rug Wash Sydney in Brookvale on Tuesday 4 May between 1-1.30pm
  • Alfresco Emporium in Collaroy on Tuesday 4 May between 1-1.30pm
  • SMITH MADE in Balgowlah on Tuesday 4 May between 2.30-2.45pm
  • Chemist Warehouse in Double Bay on Tuesday 4 May between 3.45-4pm
  • Woolworths in Double Bay on Tuesday 4 May between 4.05-4.15pm

The addition of these venues sees the total list of locations of concern to NSW Health grow to 19, joining the following venues announced yesterday:

  • A screening of The Courier at Event Cinemas in Westfield Bondi Junction on Friday 30 April between 6-8pm
  • Figo Restaurant in Rushcutters Bay on Friday 30 April between 8.45-11pm
  • Joe's Barbeques & Heating in Silverwater on Saturday 1 May between 1-1.45pm
  • Tuckers Barbeques in Silverwater on Saturday 1 May between 1-1.45pm
  • Barbeques Galore in Annandale on Saturday 1 May between 2-3pm
  • Barbeques Galore in Casula on Saturday 1 May between 4-5pm
  • BP Mascot in Mascot on Saturday 1 May between 4.30-5pm
  • The Meat Store in Bondi Junction on Sunday 2 May between 3-4pm
  • District Brasserie in Sydney CBD on Friday 30 April between 11-11.45am
  • HineSight Optometrist in Sydney CBD on Friday 30 April between 12-1pm
  • Barbetta in Paddington on Friday 30 April between 1.30-2.30pm

NSW Health was notified overnight that fragments of the virus that causes COVID-19 have been detected in the Marrickville Sewage Network.

This catchment includes about 42,000 people and takes sewage from the following suburbs: Dulwich Hill, Marrickville, Summer Hill, Lewisham, Ashfield, Haberfield, Petersham, Lilyfield and Leichhardt.

NSW Health is asking everyone in these areas to be especially vigilant in monitoring for symptoms, and if they appear get tested and isolate immediately until a negative result is received.

Updated at 9.50am AEST on 6 May 2021.

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