New South Wales has recorded it’s seventh consecutive day of a single-digit increase in new cases.
Five new infections have been diagnosed in the past 24 hours, with two of those returned travellers in hotel quarantine.
The other three cases were locally acquired in southwest Sydney.
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It’s prompted NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian to again remind residents, especially those in western or south-western Sydney, to get tested if they’re sick.
“Please make sure, if you’re in western or south-western Sydney in particular, that if you have the mildest of symptoms, you come forward and get tested,” Ms Berejiklian said.
“We know the virus is circulating in those communities and our anxiety is that we want to reduce the number of unknown cases.”
When questioned about whether the border will remain closed into 2021, the Premier revealed it was still too early to predict.
However Ms Berejiklian said she still remains
A massive 28,767 people in NSW were swabbed for the virus in the past 24 hours.