Mark McGowan considers putting hard border against NSW back in place as new cluster emerges.

NSW has recorded two new coronavirus cases overnight, after reporting two locally acquired cases on Wednesday.

The cluster has prompted State authorities to rush to identify the source of the outbreak, with more than 10,500 tests conducted over a 24 hour period.

They are still “not clear” on the source of the infection.


One of the confirmed cases is a worker who has been transporting international flight crews from Sydney airport to their accommodation where they self-isolate.  

NSW residents who attended businesses where the infected cases visited over the last have been asked to get tested and self-isolate for 14 days, even if they received a negative result.

Mark McGowan said he would not hesitate to put the border against NSW back in place.

“We are watching the situation in NSW very closely, it is an evolving situation, but we’re prepared to act if necessary,” he said yesterday.


 “We will receive regular updates … and will provide clarity about our border controls with NSW as soon as we can.”

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