Here are New South Wales’ latest coronavirus hotspots and what to do if you’ve visited them.
A list of hotspots which covid-positive individuals have visited during their infection has been updated by New South Wales health officials.
All who have visited certain locations must be isolated for 14 days immediately after the last time you were there, while others must be checked for symptoms.
If you have visited these areas, here is an overview and what to do.
On the NSW Health website, you can find more comprehensive information.
Jan. 4, 2020 Added new locations
Everybody who attended at 10:10 a.m. ‘The Croods: A New Age’ screening at the location mentioned below is considered to be a near contact and must be screened immediately and isolated for 14 days regardless of the outcome:
Auburn: Reading Cinema Auburn, 10 a.m.-12:10 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 30,
The those people who are at the cinema at the above times are casual contacts, and once you get a negative result, they should be screened immediately and self-isolated. When symptoms arise, you can continue to watch for symptoms and get re-tested.
Anyone who has visited the following place is in close touch and should be checked immediately and separately for 14 days, irrespective of the outcome:
Lidcombe: OKS Hair and Makeup, Thursday 31 December, 10:30 a.m. – 12 o’clock p.m.
Anyone who has visited the following location should watch for symptoms and get immediately screened and self-isolated if they arise before you get a negative result:
Lidcombe: Lidcombe Woolworths, Thursday 31 December, 12:15 p.m. -From 3:45 p.m.
In the searchable tables below, you can find all venues and transportation services announced so far.
List of ‘Close Calls’ venues
Individuals who have visited the following venues are considered close contacts and should be screened immediately and isolated, even if they obtain a negative result, for 14 days after their last visit:
List of ‘casual contacts’ case pages – get checked
Individuals who have visited the following places are treated as casual acquaintances and should be screened immediately and isolated before a negative result is achieved:
“List of “casual friends” case locations – search for symptoms.
Individuals who have visited the following places should immediately watch for signs and get checked and isolate themselves if symptoms appear:
Services for Transportation
In the table below, please refer to the relevant health details for each transportation route.
Areas which have increased research
Even if you have mild COVID-19 symptoms such as a runny nose or scratchy throat, if you live in or have visited the following suburbs in the past two weeks, get checked.
Borough of Cumberland
Local government district for Northern Beaches
Penrith Local Area of Government
Town Council of Wollongong
Sydney CBD: During the past two weeks, people who have been in the northeastern section of the city center of Sydney, including Australia Square, the MLC Centre, and Chifley Square, should be alert for symptoms and immediately isolated and checked should even the mildest symptoms arise, and then isolated until there is a negative result.
Read more about the limitations for Greater Sydney, the Central Coast and Wollongong (including the Blue Mountains).
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