Public health warning – South West Sydney and Mounties

NSW Health is alerting the community after a newly confirmed case of COVID-19 attended three venues in West and South West Sydney while infectious.

A new case is a male in his 20s from South Western Sydney who is a close contact of a previously reported case associated with the Mounties cluster.
He attended several venues while infectious and people at these venues are considered casual contacts and urged to be alert for symptoms, and if any develop to get tested and self-isolate immediately:
  • Penrith Plaza – 1 August from 10.30am to 12.00pm
  • Master Hot Pot, Canley Vale – 1 August from 1.00pm to 2.00pm
  • BBQ City Buffet, Bankstown – 1 August 7.00pm to 8.30pm
NSW Health has also added additional day of exposure risk for patrons of Mounties in Mount Pritchard after a previously reported case reported attending the venue on Sunday July 26 from 4.00pm to 7.00pm.
The total range of exposures for Mounties are:
  • 12:01am to 2:30am Monday 20 July
  • 12:15pm to 5:30pm on Tuesday 21 July
  • 8.00pm to midnight on Tuesday 21 July
  • Midnight to 12:30am on Wednesday 22 July
  • 7.00pm to midnight on Wednesday 22 July
  • Midnight to 3.00am on Thursday 23 July
  • 7.00pm to midnight on Thursday 23 July
  • Midnight to 3.00am on Friday 24 July
  • 11.00am to 3:30pm on Friday 24 July
  • 7.00pm to midnight on Friday 24 July
  • Midnight to 3.00am on Saturday 25 July
  • 4pm to 7.00pm on Sunday 26 July (new date)
Anyone feeling unwell – even with the mildest of symptoms such as a runny nose or scratchy throat – is urged to self-isolate and have a COVID-19 test. Do not go to work or catch public transport until you are cleared of COVID-19.
If you are directed to self-isolate, you must remain in isolation for the full 14 days even if your initial test is negative. If you do develop COVID-19 symptoms, you should be retested, even if you have had a negative result previously.
A full list of COVID-19 testing clinics is available below, and people can also visit their GP: https://www.health.nsw.gov.au/Infectious/covid-19/Pages/clinics.aspx
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