NSW Health issues public health alert following 3 new cases in south-west Sydney

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NSW on Wednesday confirmed 3 new locally acquired cases of Covid-19 prompting health authorities to release a public health alert for several locations:

  • Friday 2 October: Kmart, Narellan Town Centre, Narellan – 6 pm to 7 pm
  • Saturday 3 October: Fitness First, Carlingford (all attendees other than those in the pilates class notified above): 8 to 9:15am
  • Sunday 4 October: Penrith Homemaker Centre, Penrith – 11 am to 1 pm
  • Sunday 4 October: Guzman y Gomez, Penrith – 1:30 pm to 2 pm
  • Sunday 4 October: Home Co, Penrith – 2 pm to 2:30 pm
  • Monday 5 October: Westfield Parramatta – 9:30 am to 11 am
  • Monday 5 October: Castle Towers Shopping Centre, Castle Hill – 12 pm to 1 pm

As per NSW Health, all three cases are under investigation, with contact tracing underway. People who attended the Fitness First Carlingford Pilates Class on Saturday 3 October from 8:15 am to 9:15 am are considered close contacts and must immediately get tested and isolate for 14 days since they were there, and stay isolated for the entire period, even if a negative test result is received.

NSW Health has also renewed its call for increased testing across Sydney, even if one is experiencing the mildest of symptoms like a runny nose or scratchy throat, cough, fever or other symptoms that could be COVID-19.

Follow the link to find a testing clinic near you https://www.nsw.gov.au/…/how-to-protect…/clinics, or call your GP.