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NSW records one COVID-19 case in Western Sydney

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NSW health authorities have recorded one new locally acquired COVID-19 case in the 24 hours to 8:00pm last night and 11 new cases in hotel quarantine.

The case is a man in Western Sydney. Investigations into the source of infection are underway, but NSW Health believes it likely linked to the Berala cluster.

“It is very likely that COVID-19 is continuing to circulate in the community among people who have mild or no symptoms,” said NSW Health’s Chatu Yapa.

“It is vital that we pick up every case of COVID-19 if we are to prevent further community transmission, and the best way we have of doing this is maintaining high testing numbers.”

There were 14,457 tests in yesterday’s reporting period, down from 16,070…



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