UPDATE: NSW Health has confirmed reports of a locally acquired case of COVID-19 in Sydney’s eastern suburbs.
The man in his 60s was tested yesterday and returned a positive result on Wednesday, 16 June. His case will be included in tomorrow’s numbers.
NSW Health said the man has not travelled overseas in recent times. However, he is a truck driver, which includes transporting international flight crew.
Investigations into the source of the infection are underway and the man’s close contacts are being urgently contacted.
Anyone who visited the following venues at the times listed should contact NSW Health, get tested for COVID-19, and self-isolate.
- Vancluse, Belle Cafe, 103 New South Head Road – Friday, 11 June, 9.15am to 9.50am
- Bondi Junction, Sourdough Bakery, 500 Oxford Street – Friday, 11 June, 12.40pm to 1.10pm
- Vancluse, Belle Cafe, 103 New South Head Road – Saturday 12, June, 10.20am to 10.45am
- Bondi Junction, David Jones, 500 Oxford Street – Saturday 12, June, 11am to 11.40am
- Bondi Junction, Myer Bondi, 500 Oxford Street – Saturday 12, June, 11.40am to 12.15pm
- Vancluse, Washoku, 52 New South Head Road – Saturday 12, June, 12pm to 1.30pm
- Vancluse, Belle Cafe, 103 New South Head Road – Saturday 12, June, 1.20pm to 1.50pm
- Vancluse, Belle Cafe, 103 New South Head Road – Sunday 13, June, 11.30am to 12pm
- Bondi Junction, Events Cinema – Sunday 13, June, 1.30pm to 4pm
- Vancluse, Rocco’s, 103B New South Head Road – Monday, 14 June, 10.55am to 11.30am
- Vancluse, Belle Cafe, 103 New South Head Road – Tuesday, 15 June, 9.50am to 10.25am
- North Ryde, Celeste Catering Macquarie Park Cemetery Cafe, Macquarie Park Cemetery – Tuesday, 15 June, 1pm to 1.20pm
⚠️NSW PUBLIC HEALTH ALERT – COVID-19 CASE⚠️
— NSW Health (@NSWHealth) June 16, 2021
There are multiple reports of one new locally-acquired COVID-19 case in Sydney’s Bondi, reports the Daily Telegraph, citing multiple sources.
NSW Health would not confirm the report, however sources told the newspaper that the positive case is from an unknown source.
A separate source told the ABC the new case is a man who frequented the Bondi Junction shopping centre in recent days.
The state had previously recorded zero locally-acquired cases as of June 16.
NSW Health is expected to give a statement soon.