NSW has reported no new cases of locally transmitted COVID-19 in the 24 hours to 8pm last night.
Four cases were reported in overseas travellers in hotel quarantine, bringing the total number of cases in NSW to 4,236.
|Confirmed cases (including interstate residents in NSW health care facilities)||4,236|
|Deaths (in NSW from confirmed cases)||55|
|Total tests carried out||3,069,924|
There were 14,751 tests reported to 8pm last night, compared with 13,134 in the previous 24 hours.
NSW Health is calling on the people of south west Sydney, where there have been a number of recent cases in the community, to come forward for testing. Most people receive their test results within 24 hours.
Of the new cases to 8pm last night, all four were acquired overseas and are now in hotel quarantine.
NSW Health can advise there has been an additional case reported since 8pm last night in south west Sydney. This case will be reported in tomorrow’s numbers and is the sixth case linked to the Hoxton Park cluster. This case is the second child to have likely acquired their infection at Flip Out Prestons Indoor Trampoline Park, Unit B/238 Hoxton Park Road, Prestons, while there at the same time as a positive case, also a child, on Sunday 25 October.
Anyone who attended this venue from 11am to 2pm on Sunday 25 October is now considered a close contact and must get tested immediately and isolate for a full 14 days from exposure regardless of the result.
Additionally, anyone who attended Flip Out Prestons Indoor Trampoline Park on Sunday 25 October after 2pm 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.
NSW Health is again calling for anyone, including staff and patrons, at Jasmins1 Lebanese Restaurant, 375 Macquarie Street, Liverpool, on Sunday 25 October 2020, from 2pm to 3.30pm to immediately come forward for testing.
A case, first reported on 28 October, attended the restaurant while infectious and although contact tracing is well underway, details of some people who also attended during this time were not available. Anyone at the restaurant for at least an hour at this time is considered a close contact and must get tested immediately and isolate for a full 14 days from exposure regardless of the result.
Additionally, anyone who attended Spendless Shoes at Westfield Liverpool on 28 October from 4-4.20pm 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.
NSW Health is treating 73 COVID-19 cases, with one patient in intensive care, who is being ventilated. Ninety-two per cent of cases being treated by NSW Health are in non-acute, out-of-hospital care.
NSW Health is calling on people to remain vigilant in the fight against COVID-19. It is critical people continue to come forward for testing when they experience even the mildest symptoms, such as a runny nose or scratchy throat, cough, or fever, which could signal a COVID-19 infection.
To help stop the spread of COVID-19:
- If you are unwell, get tested and isolate right away – 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 when using public transport, rideshares and taxis, and in shops, places of worship and other places where you can’t physically distance. When taking taxis or rideshares, commuters should also sit in the back.
There are more than 300 COVID-19 testing locations across NSW. To find your nearest clinic visit COVID-19 testing clinics or contact your GP.
Likely source of confirmed COVID-19 cases in NSW
|Likely source of infection||Cases past 24 hours*||Cases past 7 days**||All cases|
|Locally acquired – contact of a confirmed case and/or in a known cluster||0||7||1,465|
|Locally acquired – source not identified||0||1||396|
Note: Case counts reported for a particular day may vary over time due to ongoing investigations and case review.
*notified from 8pm on 30 October 2020 to 8pm 31 October 2020
**from 8pm 25 October 2020 to 8pm 31 October 2020
Returned travellers in hotel quarantine to date
|Since 29 March 2020||Count|
|Symptomatic travellers tested||6,310|
|Since 30 June 2020||Count|
|Asymptomatic travellers screened at day 2||40,983|
|Since 15 May 2020||Count|
|Asymptomatic travellers screened at day 10||53,161|