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If you have symptoms such as a runny nose, cough, sore or scratchy throat, fever, loss of smell or taste, or shortness of breath, please get tested as soon as possible and isolate at home until you get the result. Find a testing clinic near you or call your GP.

Latest COVID-19 case locations in NSW

Last updated: 5 December 2020

Confirmed COVID-19 cases are classified by NSW Health for action as part of the contact tracing process.

This information is updated when new locations are identified. Locations are removed 14 days after the last known date that a confirmed case was associated with the location.

The area served by the treatment plant includes the suburbs of Riverstone, Vineyard, Marsden Park, Shanes Park, Quakers Hill, Oakville, Box Hill, The Ponds, Rouse Hill, Nelson, Schofields and Colebee.

If you live in any of these areas you should monitor for symptoms. If you have even the mildest of symptoms (even if it appears to be a cold), get tested and self-isolate immediately. Symptoms such as a runny nose or scratchy throat, cough, tiredness, fever or other symptoms could be COVID-19.

The area served by the treatment plant includes the suburbs of Bardia, Hinchinbrook, Hoxton Park, Abbotsbury, Ingleburn, Prestons, Holsworthy, Edmondson Park, Austral, Cecil Park, Cecil Hills, Elizabeth Hills, Bonnyrigg Heights, Edensor Park, Green Valley, Pleasure Point, Casula, Hammondville, Liverpool, Moorebank, Wattle Grove, Miller, Cartwright, Lurnea, Warwick Farm, Chipping Norton, Voyager Point, Macquarie Links, Glenfield, Catherine Field, Gledswood Hills, Varroville, Leppington, West Hoxton, Horningsea Park, Middleton Grange, Len Waters Estate, Carnes Hill, Denham Court.

If you live in any of these areas you should monitor for symptoms. If you have even the mildest of symptoms (even if it appears to be a cold), get tested and self-isolate immediately. Symptoms such as a runny nose or scratchy throat, cough, tiredness, fever or other symptoms could be COVID-19.

The area served by two sewage pumping stations includes the suburbs of North Kellyville, Rouse Hill, Box Hill, The Ponds, Kellyville Ridge, Parklea, Quakers Hill and Acacia Gardens.

If you live in any of these areas you should monitor for symptoms. If you have even the mildest of symptoms (even if it appears to be a cold), get tested and self-isolate immediately. Symptoms such as a runny nose or scratchy throat, cough, tiredness, fever or other symptoms could be COVID-19.

The area served by the treatment plant includes the suburbs of Quakers Hill, Castle Hill, Annangrove, Kellyville, Box Hill, Kenthurst, Glenhaven, The Ponds, Rouse Hill, North Kellyville, Kellyville Ridge, Beaumont Hills, Stanhope Gardens, Baulkham Hills, Glenwood, Bella Vista, Parklea, Acacia Gardens and Norwest.

If you live in any of these areas you should monitor for symptoms. If you have even the mildest of symptoms (even if it appears to be a cold), get tested and self-isolate immediately. Symptoms such as a runny nose or scratchy throat, cough, tiredness, fever or other symptoms could be COVID-19.

Any business or organisation should be able to resume operation after a case has been notified provided

  • the premises have been appropriately cleaned and
  • the Public Health Unit is satisfied that there is no ongoing risk.

Read our guidance for businesses with linked COVID-19 cases.

Testing is important for everyone with symptoms, even if they are mild, even if you’ve had a negative test recently, and even if you haven’t been to any places associated with a confirmed COVID-19 case.

Learn more about symptoms and who should get tested and the difference between close contacts and casual contacts

NSW Health strongly recommends that you wear a mask in areas where community transmission is occurring.

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.

Areas with increased testing

There are currently no local government area (LGA) or suburbs identified as areas with increased testing.

It is important for the ongoing control of COVID-19 in NSW that anyone who has any symptoms, no matter how mild, continues to get tested immediately and self-isolates until a negative test result is received.

Self-isolate and get tested immediately if you've been to these locations or public transport routes

If you have been to these locations or public transport routes during the time and date indicated you should:


NSW Health is asking people who travelled on the below services to get tested immediately and self-isolate, until further advised by NSW Health.

Please tell the staff at the testing clinic you are getting tested because you have been on the below light rail or train services. Your test will be marked as urgent.

Light Rail

People who travelled on the Light Rail at the times specific to below are advised to get tested immediately and self-isolate, until a negative test result is received. They should monitor for symptoms and re-test if they develop.

From To
Friday 27 November
Departing Convention at 4:01pm
Arriving Central at 4:11pm
Saturday 28 November
Departing Convention at 3:14pm
Arriving Central at 3:29pm
Sunday 29 November
Departing Convention at 3:58pm
Arriving Capitol Square at 4:09pm
Sunday 29 November
Departing Capitol Square at 4:55pm
Arriving Central at 5:03pm
Monday 30 November
Departing Central at 6:39am
Arriving Convention at 6:54am
Monday 30 November
Departing Convention at 3:10pm
Arriving Central at 3:26pm

 


Train

People who travelled on the below services and who were or may have been in the same carriage on the train as the case are considered close contacts and should immediately get tested and self-isolate until further notice.

People who know they were not in the same carriage should get tested and self-isolate until a negative test result is received.

From To
Friday 27 November
T8 Line departing Minto at 5:03am, platform 1, carriage 7
Arriving Glenfield at 5:12am on platform 1
Friday 27 November
T2 Line departing Glenfield at 5:14am, platform 2, carriage 7
Arriving Lidcombe at 5:50am on platform 3
Friday 27 November
T2 Line departing Central at 4:19pm, platform 19, carriage 2
Arriving Lidcombe at 4:48pm on platform 4
Saturday 28 November
T1 Line departing Central at 3:41pm, platform 18, carriage 1
Arriving Strathfield at 4:13pm on platform 8
Saturday 28 November
T1 Line departing Strathfield at 4:22pm, platform 8, carriage 1 and carriage 2
Arriving Lidcombe at 4:30pm on platform 4
Sunday 29 November
T1 Line departing Central at 5:10pm, platform 18, carriage 1
Arriving Lidcombe at 5:42pm on platform 4
Monday 30 November
T1 Line departing Lidcombe at 6:15am, platform 1, carriage 7
Arriving Central at 6:35am on platform 16
Monday 30 November
T8 Line departing Central at 3:29pm, platform 23, carriage 7
Arriving Minto at 4:19pm on platform 2

Monitor for symptoms if you've been to these locations

 

If you have been to any of these locations during the time and date indicated you should:

No casual contact locations associated with a confirmed COVID-19 case within the past 14 days.

Interstate and New Zealand locations

South Australia and New Zealand have recently identified case locations.

If you have recently returned from Adelaide and have been to any of the sites of concern listed on SA Health, whether listed as people who must quarantine or monitor your symptoms, please get tested immediately, regardless of symptoms.

People who must quarantine must isolate for a full 14 days from the time they were at the venue, regardless of the whether the test result is positive or negative.

People who visited the monitor your symptoms locations should isolate until a negative result has been received, and get tested and isolate again should any symptoms develop.

Keep informed if you have travelled to these locations and are required to self-isolate, or to monitor for symptoms.

Learn more about the areas of concern in South Australia.

South Australia

Visit SA Health for recent case locations and health advice.

New Zealand

Visit Ministry of Health NZ for recent case locations and health advice.

Daily statistics

For more statistics and graphs, see Find the facts about COVID-19.

Confirmed cases and total number of tests

Source: NSW Health

Statistics updates from NSW Health

Detailed daily updates on confirmed cases and video updates from NSW Health.

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Map of NSW COVID-19 cases and testing by postcode

Use the map search function to explore the recent or total number of confirmed cases, and the recent or total number of tests, by postcode or suburb, for the last 14 days.

View a map of COVID-19 cases and testing


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