NSW recorded no new locally acquired cases of COVID-19 in the 24 hours to 8pm last night.
One new overseas-acquired case was recorded in the same period, bringing the total number of cases in NSW since the beginning of the pandemic to 5,399.
There were 21,551 tests reported to 8pm last night, compared with the previous day’s total of 9,801.
NSW Health administered 14,313 vaccines in the 24 hours to 8pm last night, including 5,514 at the vaccination centre at Sydney Olympic Park.
The total number of vaccines administered in NSW is now 1,339,751, with 447,260 doses administered by NSW Health to 8pm last night and 892,491 administered by the GP network and other providers, to 11:59pm on Monday 31 May 2021.
|Confirmed cases (including interstate residents in NSW health care facilities)||5,399|
|Deaths (in NSW from confirmed cases)||56|
|Total tests carried out||6,103,873|
|Total vaccinations administered in NSW||1,339,751|
NSW Health was advised last night (Tuesday 1 June) by the Victoria Department of Health and Human Services that a confirmed case of COVID-19 from Melbourne visited venues in Jervis Bay, Goulburn, Hyams Beach and Vincentia while potentially infectious on 23 and 24 May.
The person, who reported onset of symptoms on 25 May and was tested on 31 May, drove back to Melbourne on 24 May, three days before Victoria’s stay-at-home measures took effect.
If you were at any of the following venues of concern at the times listed, please immediately call 1800 943 553, get tested and isolate until you receive further information from NSW Health:
|Suburb||Venue||Address||Date and time|
Shell Coles Express Big Merino
1/3 Sowerby Street
Monday 24 May
|Goulburn||Trapper’s Bakery||4 Sowerby Street|
Monday 24 May
|Hyams Beach||Cooked Goose Cafe|
(formerly Hyams Beach Cafe)
|76 Cyrus Street|
Sunday 23 May
|Jervis Bay||Green Patch campground, Booderee National Park||Village Bay Road|
Sunday 23 May, all day Monday 24 May, until 9am
|Vicentia||Coles, Vincentia Shopping Village)||21 The Wool Road|
Sunday 23 May
Anyone who lives in the Jervis Bay area, or has visited on or after 23 May, is asked to be especially vigilant for even the mildest of symptoms, and is urged to come forward for testing immediately if they appear, then isolate until a negative result is received. Additionally, anyone who has recently had symptoms should also get tested.
NSW Health has increased testing capacity in Huskisson, with a pop-up drive-through clinic located behind the Husky Sports Club. The clinic, which can be entered via Kioloa Street Huskisson, is operating today between 10am-6pm and then 8am-6pm 7 days per week. Existing testing sites will have extended hours.
Other testing locations include:
- Goulburn Base Hospital (old main entrance), 9am-4pm today.
- Nowra Southern.IML Pathology Drive-through Clinic, 57 Junction Street, open 9am-5pm Monday-Friday
- Shoalhaven Hospital, entry via Shoalhaven Street driveway 2 Scenic Drive, open 8:30am-12:30pm and 1:15pm-4:30pm Monday – Sunday
- Milton Ulladulla Hospital, 106 Princess Highway, enter via Main Hospital Entrance, open 8am-3:30pm Monday – Sunday
- Gerringong 4Cyte Pathology Drive-through, Gerringong Medical and Cosmetic Centre, 139 Belinda Street, open 9am-3:30pm Monday-Friday
People who have been in Victoria since 12 May are reminded to check the Victoria Department of Health and Human Services website regularly, and immediately follow the relevant public health advice if they have been to any of the listed venues of concern. Venues of concern continue to be identified and the associated advice for people who have attended previously reported venues may change. Anyone who is now in NSW and has attended any of these venues at the specified times should contact NSW Health immediately on 1800 943 553.
Sixty-four close contacts in NSW have now returned negative results. These people will continue to isolate for 14 days from their exposure date and will be tested again before the end of their isolation period.
Nobody from Victoria should be travelling to NSW without permission, except for those travelling within the defined border region. Anyone arriving in NSW by air, rail or road from Victoria (except for designated border communities) must complete a travel declaration. The declaration form is available on the Service NSW website, and can be completed in the 24 hours before entering NSW or on arrival.
NSW Health strongly advises against all non-essential travel to Victoria. People who do choose to travel will be required to follow the Victorian stay-at-home requirements on their return to NSW.
Please continue to take all practical measures to stay COVID-safe, including practising good hand hygiene, and always using QR codes to check in to and out of venues. Masks are recommended in any situation where physical distancing is not possible, such as on public transport.
If you have any symptoms that could signal COVID, no matter how mild, please come forward immediately for testing, then isolate until you receive a negative result.
There are more than 300 COVID-19 testing locations across NSW. To find your nearest clinic, visit COVID-19 clinics or contact your GP.
NSW Health is treating 26 COVID-19 cases, one of whom is in intensive care but does not require a ventilator. Most cases (88 per cent) are being treated in non-acute, out-of-hospital care, including returned travellers in the Special Health Accommodation.
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 – linked to known case or cluster||0||0||1,645|
|Locally acquired – no links to known case or cluster||0||0||451|
|Locally acquired – investigation ongoing||0||0||0|
|Under initial investigation||0||0||0|
Note: Case counts reported for a particular day may vary over time due to ongoing investigations and case review.
*notified from 8pm 31 May 2021 to 8pm 1 June 2021
**from 8pm 26 May 2021 to 8pm 1 June 2021
Returned travellers in hotel quarantine to date
|Since 29 March 2020||Count|
|Symptomatic travellers tested||13,718|
|Since 30 June 2020||Count|
|Asymptomatic travellers screened at day 2||110,114|
|From 15 May 2020 to 12 January 2021||Count|
|Asymptomatic travellers screened at day 10||79,623|
|Since 13 January 2021||Count|
|Asymptomatic travellers screened at day 12*||41,776|
* Testing previously carried out on day 10 is now carried out on day 12.
COVID-19 vaccination update
|COVID-19 vaccination doses administered in NSW||Doses past 24 hours*||All doses|
|NSW Health – first doses||11,550||330,534|
|NSW Health – second doses||2,763||116,726|
*notified from 31 May 2021 to 8pm 1 June 2021
Note: NSW Health’s vaccination clinics generally operate Monday to Friday. Therefore, there may be limited or no vaccines administered on weekend days and public holidays due to planned closures.