New South Wales has recorded a whopping number of tests in the last 24 hours, identifying eight new coronavirus cases.
Of the eight, one of the cases is a return overseas traveller, who flew into Sydney via Brisbane.
The person flew on QF 537 from Brisbane to Sydney on May 12, which arrived in Sydney at 4.05pm.
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Authorities are working on contact tracing, with those who were seated nearby now a potential risk.
Three of the other new cases were from a family group that was already in hotel quarantine. Another case was an elderly person who has a close family contact with coronavirus. And three cases are believed to be from community transmission, with investigations underway.
Premier Gladys Berejikilian is elated that testing numbers are so high, and hopes the daily number can stay above 10,000 people.
It comes as the state begins step one of easing restrictions, with pubs, restaurants and cafes able to welcome back as many as ten people back from midnight.