NSW COVID Cluster Grows To 28

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New South Wales cluster continues to grow.

After border restrictions were put in place for NSW travellers, another 11 cases confirmed overnight in NSW.

NSW is resisting a hard lockdown outside of the northern beaches, with almost a dozen extra cases coming on top of the 17 recorded yesterday.

Premier Gladys Berejiklian confirmed one of the positive cases had travelled to Queensland . 

People on the Northern Beaches have been urged to stay home unless for essential reasons and wider those in wider Sydney encouraged to wear masks on public transport and in shops. 


Ms Berejiklian said some venues had been “hopeless” in using QR codes and told people not to visit venues that were slacking off on COVID tracing.

“I don’t want to understate how serious the current outbreak is,” she said.

“We do have the potential to get on top of it however it requires hard work from all of us.”

The Prime Minister urged for calm in the wake of the cluster.

“There’ll be some constraints as a result of the events in the last 24 hours,” Mr Morrison said.

“But as we’ve often seen with those events, those limitations can further be eased once further information is known, and that will be a matter for the premiers.“

Queensland hasn’t yet announced any restrictions against greater NSW, with only visitors from the northern bleachers forced to isolate on arrival.

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