Mon, 11 Jan, 2021

Where to avoid: New NSW COVID-19 hot spots

Where to avoid: New NSW COVID-19 hot spots

Several businesses in Sydney's northern beaches have been listed as exposure sites just days after the stay at home order was lifted.

A positive case visited a number of stores, including Coles, ALDI and Woolworths in Warriewood while potentially infectious.

Anyone who visited these places at the dates and times below is considered a casual contact and must get tested. They also must isolate until they receive a negative COVID-19 result.

  • Coles, Warriewood: December 31 from 2 pm to 2.10pm, Tuesday January 5 from 12.45 pm to 1pm.
  • Woolworths, Warriewood: January 4 from 12.15 pm to 12.45pm, January 6 from 12 pm to 12.15pm.
  • Aldi, Warriewood Square: January 5 from 12.10 pm to 12.25pm, January 8 from 12 pm to 12.25pm.
  • Rebel, Warrierwood: January 6 from 12.15 pm to 12.30pm.
  • People who visited Pharmacy Less in Warriewood on January 8 from 12.25 pm to 12.35 pm have also been told to monitor for symptoms.
There are also several health alerts issued in Western Sydney after more cases were linked to the initial Berala cluster.

Two other cases, a man and woman from the Mount Druitt area, tested positive but the source of their infection is not yet known.

NSW Health also stated that anyone who went to the Grange Buffet at the Arndell Park Blacktown Workers Sports Club on January 3rd for more than an hour between 11:40 am and 1:30 pm is a close COVID-19 contact and must get tested and isolate for 14 days.

Anyone who attended the venues below in the time and date range should monitor for symptoms as well, according to NSW Health.

  • Michel’s Patisserie, Ashfield: January 6 from 4 pm to 5pm.
  • Pool and Spa Warehouse, Brookvale: January 8 from 11.05 am to 11.15am.