Confirmed case of COVID-19 at Sydney Dental School

We were advised early this morning that a staff member at our Sydney Dental School in Westmead has tested positive for COVID-19.

We immediately worked with NSW Health to identify known close and casual contacts and as a result 13 staff and 130 students are now self-isolating.

Access to the impacted area is currently being restricted and deep cleaning is underway.

This case was not included in today’s numbers (136 cases). It will be included tomorrow.

The health and wellbeing of our staff, students and community is our highest priority and we will continue to follow all government directions, as well as NSW Health advice.

We urge any of our staff or students who are concerned to first follow the advice of NSW Health regarding testing and self-isolation, and to seek medical advice if they feel unwell.

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