Bunnings and Aldi on high alert as New South Wales announces eight new coronavirus cases after days of double-digit infections – after Sydney CBD cluster grows and popular gym is shut New South Wales recorded eight new cases of coronavirus on Friday One case was a returned traveller in quarantine and seven were locally acquired Three cases were linked to the cluster in Sydney’s CBD which has grown to 57 A popular Fitness First gym in Randwick was also closed for cleaning on Friday Positive COVID-19 cases visited Bunnings Padstow and Aldi North Strathfield
New South Wales recorded just eight new coronavirus cases on Friday, with the Sydney CBD cluster continuing to grow and a popular gym closed for cleaning.
One new case was a returned traveller in hotel quarantine and the other seven locally acquired cases have been linked to a known source.
Deputy Chief Health Officer Dr Jeremy McAnulty confirmed three of the new cases were linked to the growing cluster in Sydney’s CBD.
Bunnings and Aldi have been also put on high alert after an infectious customer visited the stores in western Sydney.
Deputy Chief Health Officer Dr Jeremy McAnulty (pictured) announced New South Wales recorded just eight new coronavirus cases on Friday after reporting double digits on Thursday
Seven cases were linked to known coronavirus clusters in Sydney and one was a returned traveller in hotel quarantine. Bunnings Padstow (pictured) has been put on alert after an infectious customer visited the store between 12pm and 2pm on August 27
Two new cases were household contacts linked to the Liverpool Hospital cluster and two were linked to St Paul’s Catholic College in Greystanes.
Two previously announced cases were linked to the CBD outbreak, originating with the City Tattersalls gym, and brought the total number of cases in the cluster to 57.
The state previously saw days of double digit coronavirus numbers with New South Wales reporting 12 new cases on Thursday.
A busy gym in Sydney’s eastern suburbs has closed after a person infected with coronavirus visited on two days more than a week apart.
Fitness First in Randwick is now undergoing a deep clean, with all visitors on August 23 and September 1 asked to watch for symptoms and undergo urgent testing.
Regents Park Christian School, in western Sydney, is also closed, with anyone who attended after-school care on August 31 or September 1 considered a close contact.
A virus alert was sent out for Aldi in North Strathfield after a positive coronavirus case visited the store between 10am and 10.30am on September 1.
A positive coronavirus case also visited Aldi in North Strathfield (pictured) between 10am and 10.30am on September 1. Customers have been urged to monitor for symptoms
Fitness First Randwick (pictured) is undergoing a deep clean, with all visitors on August 23 and September 1 asked to watch for symptoms and undergo urgent testing
A person infected with coronavirus visited the Fitness First inside Royal Randwick Shopping Centre (pictured) on two days more than a week apart
Bunnings in Padstow has also ben put on alert after an infectious person visited between noon and 2pm on August 27.
A confirmed coronavirus case attended New Brighton Gold Club, in Moorebank, on August 28.
Anyone who visited the club between 6.15pm and 12.30am is considered a close contact and must isolate until they return a negative coronavirus result.
New South Wales has recorded a total of 3,910 coronavirus cases.
At least 23,168 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours.
NSW Health are currently treating 87 people for coronavirus and 85 per cent of these cases are treated out of hospital.
Seven people are being treated in intensive care and four are on ventilators.
‘Community transmission of COVID continues in New South Wales and maintaining high rates of testing is vital,’ Dr McAnulty said.
‘Anyone with the mildest of symptoms such as a scratchy throat or runny nose should get tested immediately and isolate until they receive a negative result.’
Three new cases were linked to the Sydney CBD cluster. The outbreak, which originated at the City Tattersalls Club gym, has a total of at least 57 cases (Cleaners at the club pictured)
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