No new locally acquired cases of Coronavirus have been recorded in NSW for a sixth straight day.
However, one returned traveller in hotel quarantine has tested positive.
It’s an encouraging sign for the state, with renewed hope Queensland will reopen the border to Greater Sydney next month.
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The Queensland Premier is expected to make an announcement surrounding the border situation at the end of this month, however she has indicated that it is looking promising.
Queensland also recorded no new COVID-19 cases both locally and in hotel quarantine on Saturday.
Today’s figures come after more than 11,000 people came forward for testing in NSW in the past 24 hours.
It’s significantly less than the previous days testing numbers of more than 17,000, with NSW Health urging people to continue coming forward.
“High testing rates are necessary to give confidence that no cases are going undetected in the community,” NSW Health said.
Fragments of the virus have also been detected in sewage at Liverpool and Glenfield.
“We everyone living or working in these suburbs to monitor for symptoms and get tested and isolate immediately if they appear,” NSW Health said.