NINE new cases of COVID-19 have been recorded in NSW, bringing the state's total number of cases to 3,977.
Of the nine new cases to 8pm last night four were returned overseas travellers in hotel quarantine, one was locally acquired and is under investigation and four were locally acquired and linked to a known case or cluster.
Two new cases were household contacts of a previously reported case linked to the Eastern Suburbs Legion Club cluster; both had been in self-isolation while infectious.
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Two new cases were household contacts of a previously reported case linked to the St Paul's Catholic College Greystanes cluster; both had been in self-isolation while infectious.
A known case visited KFC Concord, 307 Concord Road, Concord, on September 6 between 1pm and 1.20pm. Anyone who attended this venue at this time is considered a casual contact and must monitor for symptoms and get tested immediately if they develop. After testing, they must remain in isolation until a negative test result is received.
There were 14,426 tests reported in the 24-hour reporting period, compared with 20,211 in the previous 24 hours.
NSW Health is treating 83 COVID-19 cases, including six in intensive care, three of who are being ventilated. About 86 per cent of cases are in non-acute, out-of-hospital care.
Residents are reminded to:
- Get tested and isolate right away if unwell - don't delay.
- Wash your hands regularly. Take hand sanitiser with you when you go out.
- Keep your distance. Leave 1.5 metres between yourself and others.
- Wear a mask on public transport, ride share, taxis, shopping, places of worship and other places where you can't physically distance.
COVID-19 testing clinics can be found here: https://www.nsw.gov.au/covid-19/how-to-protect-yourself-and-others/clinics, or call your GP.
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