New South Wales has been hit with nine new cases of COVID-19 as one Sydney school was forced to close after a student tested positive.
Tangara School for Girls in Cherrybrook in the city’s north-west closed for deep cleaning overnight and close contacts of the case are being notified.
From the new cases two were returning international travellers, four were locally acquired while three have no known source.
The state’s total number has now jumped to 3,662 but fears surround a second outbreak as nine of NSW’s cases haven’t been linked to any known infections.
NSW has recorded nine new COVID-19 cases overnight including three with no known source
Tangara School for Girls (pictured) in Cherrybrook in the city’s north-west closed for deep cleaning overnight after a student tested positive
‘COVID-19 is circulating in the community,’ the health department warned.
‘It’s extremely important we all play our part in prevention all the time.’
There are currently 107 COVID-19 cases being treated by NSW Health, while nine are in intensive care.
The Thai Rock cluster in Wetherill Park has been associated with 111 cases while the Apollo Restaurant in Potts Point has been linked to 28 infections.
Funeral events in Bankstown have been linked to 55 cases with the Mounties club in Mount Pritchard being connected to 15 infections.
Six cases have been associated with the Thai Rock Restaurant in Potts Point.
There are currently 107 COVID-19 cases being treated by NSW Health, while nine are in intensive care (pictured COVID-19 test carried out in Rushcutters Bay, Sydney)
Anyone who attended the Burrow Bar in Sydney’s CBD on August 1 have been ordered to isolate immediately.
‘If you attended for two hours or more between 9.45pm-midnight, you should get tested, and isolate until August 15, even if the test is negative,’ a statement from NSW Health read.
‘If symptoms develop, get tested again.’
More to come.
Source: Daily Mail AU