Public health alert – COVID-19 case 16 June

NSW Health has been notified this afternoon of a new COVID-19 case who resides in Sydney’s eastern suburbs.

The case, a man in his 60s, has not travelled overseas in recent times, however, he works as a driver, which includes transporting international flight crew.

The man had a saliva test yesterday (Tuesday 15 June). The positive result on this test was confirmed today in a PCR test (Wednesday 16 June). This case will be included in tomorrow’s numbers.

Urgent investigations into the source of the infection and contact tracing are underway, as is genome sequencing.

Close contacts are being urgently contacted, and asked to get tested and isolate. The man visited a number of venues while potentially infectious.

The following venue is a close contact venue. Anyone who attended the following venue at the time listed must immediately call NSW Health on 1800 943 553, get tested and self-isolate for 14 days from the date they were at the venue, regardless of the result:

SuburbVenueAddressDate and time
Bondi JunctionScreening of the Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard, Cinema 1, at Events Cinema500 Oxford StreetSunday 13 June

1.30pm to 4pm

1.45pm screening

If you were at any of the following venues of concern at the times listed, you must immediately call NSW Health on 1800 943 553, get tested and self-isolate until you receive further information from NSW Health:

SuburbVenueAddressDate and time
VaucluseBelle Cafe 103 New South Head RoadFriday 11 June

9.15am to 9.50am

Bondi JunctionSourdough Bakery500 Oxford StreetFriday 11 June

12:40pm to 1:10pm

Vaucluse Belle Cafe103 New South Head RoadSaturday 12 June

10:20am to 10:45am

Bondi JunctionDavid Jones 500 Oxford StreetSaturday 12 June

11am to 11:40am

Bondi JunctionMyer Bondi 500 Oxford StreetSaturday 12 June

11:40am to 12:15pm

VaucluseWashoku Vaucluse52 New South Head RoadSaturday 12 June

12pm to 1:30pm

Vaucluse Belle Cafe103 New South Head RoadSaturday 12 June

1:20pm to 1:50pm

Vaucluse Belle Cafe103 New South Head RoadSunday 13 June

11:30am to 12pm

Bondi JunctionEvents Cinema (all screenings other than the Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard)500 Oxford StreetSunday 13 June

1:30pm to 4pm

VaucluseRocco’s103B New South Head RoadMonday 14 June

10:55am to 11:30am

Vaucluse Belle Cafe103 New South Head RoadTuesday 15 June

9:50am to 10:25am

North RydeCeleste Catering Macquarie Park Cemetery CafeMacquarie Park Cemetery, Corner of Delhi and Plassey roadsTuesday 15 June

1pm to 1:20pm

This list of venues of concern will be updated as investigations continue. People are urged to check the NSW Health website regularly at Latest COVID-19 case locations and alerts in NSW.

There are more than 300 COVID-19 testing locations across NSW, many of which are open seven days a week. To find your nearest clinic visit COVID-19 clinics or contact your GP.

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