New South Wales has recorded 12 new local cases of COVID-19 today, including two which were already announced yesterday.
NSW Health said five cases were recorded in the 24 hours to 8pm last night, while an additional seven locally acquired cases came in after the 8pm cut-off.
Premier Gladys Berejeklian said all of the cases, bar one, are directly linked to existing cases.
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Authorities are now also asking anyone who was at Westfield Bondi Junction (including the car park) at any time between 12 June and 18 June to get tested for COVID-19.
It comes after it was revealed one of today’s new cases, a woman in her 20s, contracted the virus through “fleeting contact” at the shopping centre.
“Only people with symptoms and those who have been to specific exposure venues at the listed times need to test and isolate,” NSW Health said.
As a result of the spike in cases, the NSW Government has extended the mandatory wearing of face masks for another week, with all of Greater Sydney now included.
for an additional week,” the Premier said.
There are now 21 cases linked to the Bondi cluster.