NSW records 14 new cases as restaurant, church clusters grow

New South Wales has recorded 14 new cases of coronavirus including several cases of community transmission.

Six of the new cases are linked to the Thai Rock restaurant cluster at Wetherill Park while two of those are also linked to Our Lady of Lebanon Church at Harris Park.

Four are connected to a funeral service held at Brendan’s Catholic Church in Bankstown last Saturday.


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Three cases are returned travellers in quarantine while one is still under investigation.

There has been no new cases linked to clusters at either the Crossroads Hotel or the Batemans Bay Soldiers Club

New South Wales has now recorded 3479 cases of COVID-19 with 99 people still being treated.

More than 25,000 tests were carried out in the last 24 hour period, taking the total number in New South Wales to 1,353,103.

The state’s death toll stands at 51.

Other states are keeping a close watch on the situation in New South Wales.

Queensland last week added the Fairfield council area to its list of declared hotspots, barring people there from entering the state.