NSW records two new cases of local transmission

NSW has recorded five new cases of coronavirus in the past 24 hours.

Of the new cases, just two were acquired through local transmission and are both linked to known cases and clusters.

According to NSW Health, one locally acquired case is a household contact of a previously confirmed case linked to the Liverpool private clinic cluster, which now has a total of 12 cases.


While the other locally acquired case is a close contact of a confirmed case linked to someone who attended the childcare centre at Oran Park.

Meanwhile, three cases in overseas travellers in hotel quarantine have also been recorded.

It brings the total number of cases in the state to 4,158.

More than 7400 people were swabbed for the virus in NSW in the past day, with authorities urging people to get tested if they feel unwell.

“NSW Health continues to appeal to the community in South Western Sydney to come forward for testing right away if anyone has even the mildest of symptoms like a runny nose or scratchy throat, cough, fever or other symptoms that could be COVID-19,” they said.

“This is also particularly important in Western Sydney and South Eastern Sydney, where there have also been locally transmitted cases recently.”