Chemist Warehouse, supermarket Japanese restaurant added as exposure sites


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A Chemist Warehouse, supermarket and a Japanese restaurant are among a host of new Covid-19 exposure sites announced by NSW Health.

After the state recorded 239 new local cases on Sunday, the health department updated new venues of concern associated with confirmed cases of the virus.

The latest venues were announced on Sunday afternoon after the NSW Health Department’s Dr Jeremy McAnulty said seven people aged in their 20s were in intensive care with Covid-19.

“It shows that the disease can be very serious in younger people as well is older people,” he said.

There was concern that young people aged between 18 to 39 were “driving a lot of the epidemic”, Dr McAnulty said.

Anyone who attended the following venues at the times listed is a close contact and must get tested and isolate for 14 days, regardless of the result.

Text messages will be sent to people who checked in at the venues with further information and follow-up calls will be made to discuss isolation and testing requirements.

Burwood: Chemist Warehouse, 69 Burwood Road, Wednesday 28 July from 5.25pm to 5.30pm;

Campsie: Katsuya Japanese Restaurant, Clemton Park Shopping Village, Shop 14/ 5 Mackinder Street, July 19 to July 28, from 6am to 10pm;

Campsie: Ali Group Supermarket, 238 Beamish Street, July 25 to July 27, from 8.30am to 3.30pm

Rhodes: Myhealth Medical Centre, Level 8, Rhodes Waterside Shopping Centre, 1 Rider Boulevard, July 29 from 9am to 11am and July 30 from 10am to 11.30am

Anyone who attended the following venues at the times listed is a casual contact who must immediately get tested and isolate until a negative result is received.

Smithfield: GRAM Engineering, 16-22 Cullen Place, July 23 from 7.15am to 4.30pm, July 26 from 7.15am to 4.30pm and July 27 from 7.15am to 4.30pm;

Bankstown: Quantum Radiology, 258 South Terrace, July 26 from 12.30pm to 12.50pm

Brookvale: Woolworths, Warringah Mall, 145 Old Pittwater Road, July 25, from 5.05pm to 5.35pm

Pennant Hills: Astley Mobility Pharmacy, 368 Pennant Hills Road, July 29 from 1.30pm to 2pm and July 31, from 11am to 11.30am

An additional date and time for a previously announced venue was also updated with anyone attending now urged to get tested and isolate until they receive a negative test.

Bondi Junction: Bondi Junction Post Shop, Eastgate Shopping Centre, Shop 28 71-73 Spring Street, July 16 from 9.10am to 9.20am

It comes as the department added a host of other venues overnight which included the below venues where people who attended must immediately get tested and quarantine for 14 days.

Campsie: World of Fruit, 224 Beamish Street, Sunday July 25 from 10.40am to 11am;

Belfield: Mancini’s Original Woodfired Pizza 21 Burwood Road, Belfield, Sunday July 18 to Saturday July 24 at all times;

Penrith: Officeworks Penrith, 273 High Street Monday July 26 from 12pm to 5pm.

Anyone who travelled on the following public transport routes is a close contact and must immediately get tested and self-isolate for 14 days regardless of the result:

Bondi Junction to Clovelly: 400 Bus, From Bondi Junction Station, Stand F to Frenchmans Rd at Clovelly Rd, Randwick, Monday July 19, departed 1.31pm and arrived 1.40pm;

Campsie to Earlwood: 473 Bus, From Dan‘s Corner, Beamish St, Campsie to Earlwood Shops, Monday July 26, departed 2.42pm and arrived 2.51pm;

Summer Hill to Camperdown: 461X Bus, From Parramatta Rd after Sloane St, Summer Hill to Parramatta Rd before Lyons, Camperdown, Tuesday July 27, departed 8.09am and arrived 8.17am.

Anyone who attended the following venues at the times listed is a casual contact who must immediately get tested and isolate until a negative result is received.

People have been urged to get tested again even if they’ve have had a test in recent days.

“If your date of exposure at this venue occurred in the past four days, you must get another test on day five from the date of exposure,” NSW Health said.

“Wear a mask around others and limit your movements until you get another negative result.”

Double Bay: Woolworths Double Bay, Kiaora Rd, Sunday July 18 from 5.30pm to 5.45pm and Monday July 19 from 4.30pm to 4.45pm;

Yagoona: Ya Ya Bakery 522 Hume Highway, Monday July 19 from 6.45am to 7am;

Liverpool: Mina Pizza, Shop 3, 46 Elizabeth Street, Tuesday July 20 from 9am to 10am;

Granville: Woolworths, 6 Louis St, Wednesday July 21 from 6.20pm to 6.50pm;

Eastwood: La Vigne Bakery, 82 Rowe St, Thursday July 22 from 11.40am to 11.55am;

St Marys: Aldi St Marys, 410-422 Great Western Hwy, Thursday July 22 from 5.30pm to 5.45pm;

MacquarieFields: Target, Glenquarie Town Centre Click and Collect, Victoria Road, Thursday July 22 from 9am to 7pm, Friday July 23 from 9am to 5pm, Sunday July 25 from 9am to 5pm, Monday July 26 from 9am to 5pm, Tuesday July 27 from 9am to 5pm;

Wentworth Point: The Smelly Cheesecake Wentworth Point, Shop RT317, 5 Footbridge Blvd, Saturday July 24 from 9.25am to 9.35am;

Burwood: Evergreen Fresh World, Shop 39 Burwood Plaza, 42 Railway Parade, Saturday July 24 from 2.45pm to 3.15pm;

St Marys: IGA St Marys, Great Western Highway and Mamre Rd, Saturday July 24 from 4pm to 4.15pm;

Lakemba: Woolworths Lakemba, 2 – 26 Haldon St, Saturday July 24 from 10.30am to 10.40am;

Bankstown: Aussie Farm Fresh Bankstown Central Shopping Centre, North Terrace, Wednesday July 28 from 8.40am to 8.50am;

Fairfield: Everyday in Fairfield, 109 Sackville Street, Thursday July 15 from 4pm to 4.10pm;

Wattle Grove: Coles Wattle Grove Village Way, Wattle Grove, Friday July 23 from 10.25am to 11am;

Bankstown: Suhhtan Pizza Bakery, 226 Chapel Road, Friday July 23 from 12.20pm to 12.25pm;

Strathfield: Rainbow Cakes, 2 Churchill Ave, Saturday July 24 from 10am to 11am;

Blacktown: Kmart, 28 Patrick St, Saturday July 24 from 5.40pm to 5.45pm;

Bankstown: Priceline Bankstown, 1 North Terrace, Wednesday July 28 from 12.45pm to 1.05pm;

Campsie: Cincotta Chemist Campsie, 157 -159 Beamish Street, Friday July 30 from 4.40pm to 5.15pm;

Bankstown: Woolworths Bankstown Centro Shopping Centre, Lady Cutler Ave, Friday July 30 from 8am to 9.10am.

Anyone who travelled on the following train service is a casual contact who must immediately get tested and isolate until a negative result is received:

T4 Train Line: From Caringbah to Bondi Junction, Monday July 19, departed 12.12pm and arrived 1.26pm.

People are urged to check the NSW government website regularly, as the list of venues of concern and relevant health advice are being updated as investigations continue.

Anyone with even the mildest of cold-like symptoms is urged to immediately come forward for testing and isolate until a negative result is received.