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NSW Health lists dozens of new exposure sites as Covid-19 situation worsens


Chemist Warehouse in Punchbowl has been listed as an exposure site after 50 cases were recorded on Saturday. Picture: NCA NewsWire / Gaye Gerard
Chemist Warehouse in Punchbowl has been listed as an exposure site after 50 cases were recorded on Saturday. Picture: NCA NewsWire / Gaye Gerard

A recycling centre, chemist and dentist are among the new venues of concern confirmed by New South Wales Health on Saturday night.

Dozens of sites have been added after the state recorded 50 new locally acquired cases of Covid-19, in the state’s biggest daily rise in cases since community transmission emerged in Sydney last month.

Anyone who attended the following venues at the times listed is a close contact and must immediately get tested and isolate for 14 days, regardless of the result, and call 1800 943 553 unless they have already been contacted by NSW Health.

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Close contact sites:

  • Merrylands, Direct Trade, Shop 1/550 Merrylands Rd, Saturday July 3 2.20pm-2.50pm
  • Fairfield, Freshness 4 Less, 74 Ware St, Sunday July 4, 12pm-1pm
  • Chipping Norton, Benedict Recycling, 33-39 Riverside Rd, Monday July 5, 10.50am – 12pm
  • Penrith, Barbeques Galore, 2/120 Mulgoa Rd, Tuesday July 6, 3pm-3.15pm
  • Moorebank, Butcher Shed, Moorebank Shopping Centre, Shop 16/42 Stockton Ave, Tuesday July 6, 1pm-1.15pm
  • Miranda, Bupa Dental Miranda, 600 Kingsway, Wednesday July 7, 10.50am-12.10pm
  • Punchbowl, Chemist Warehouse, 18/1 Broadway, Thursday July 8, 9.20am-9.40am
Gladys Berejiklian pleaded for Sydney residents to only leave their home if they ‘really have to’ after 50 cases were reported on Saturday. Picture: NCA NewsWire/Bianca De Marchi
Gladys Berejiklian pleaded for Sydney residents to only leave their home if they ‘really have to’ after 50 cases were reported on Saturday. Picture: NCA NewsWire/Bianca De Marchi

Health authorities have also listed a number of casual contact sites. Anyone who attended these sites must get tested and isolate until a negative result is received.

Casual contact sites

  • Coogee, Morning Glory Cafe, 128-130 Beach St, Saturday July 3, 10.40am-10.50am
  • Merrylands, MV Meat, Stockland Merrylands, 1 Pitt St, Saturday July 3, 5.05pm-5.15pm
  • Merrylands, Trim’s Fresh, Stockland Merrylands, Saturday July 3 5.10pm-5.20pm
  • Centennial Park, Centenial Homestead Cafe, 1 Grand Drive, Saturday July 3 2.40pm-3.15pm
  • Maroubra, Ek’sentric Cafe, 765a Anzac Parade, Sunday July 4, 11.40am-11.45am
Bunnings Padstow has been listed as a casual contact exposure site after a person with Covid-19 visited the store last Sunday. Picture: NCA NewsWire / Rebecca LeMay
Bunnings Padstow has been listed as a casual contact exposure site after a person with Covid-19 visited the store last Sunday. Picture: NCA NewsWire / Rebecca LeMay
  • Padstow, Bunnings Padstow, 88 Fairfield Rd, Sunday July 4 3.45pm-3.55pm
  • Sans Souci, McDonalds, 494 Rocky Point Rd, Sunday July 4 3.30pm-3.35pm
  • Menai, KFC, Central Shopping Plaza, 5 Carter Rd, Monday July 5, 6pm-6.15pm
  • Wetherill Park, Chemistworks, Stockland Shopping Centre, 561 Polding St, Monday July 5, 11.30am-12.15pm
  • Menai, McDonalds, Cnr Alison Crescent NS Macmahon Place, Monday July 5 1.40pm-2pm
The exposure sites released on Saturday reveal Covid-19 positive people have still been spending time out and about while infectious. Picture: NCA NewsWire/Bianca De Marchi
The exposure sites released on Saturday reveal Covid-19 positive people have still been spending time out and about while infectious. Picture: NCA NewsWire/Bianca De Marchi
  • Chipping Norton, Syndey Manoosh, 9/94 Childs Rd, Monday July 5, 12pm-12.10pm
  • Moorebank, 7-Eleven, 102 Heathcote Rd, Tuesday July 6 9pm-9.15pm
  • Revesby, Metro Petroleum, 10-12 Milperra Rd, Tuesday July 6 2pm-2.05pm
  • Sans Souci, Blackbird & Co, 310 The Grand Parade, Tuesday July 6 7am-7.15am AND Wednesday July 7, 8.20am-8.40am
  • Carlingford, Tong Li Supermarket, Pennant Hills Rd & Carlingford Rd, Wednesday July 7 3.30pm-3.45pm
  • Carlingford, Fruit Word, Carlingford Shopping Centre, Wednesday July 7 4pm-4.15pm
  • Carlingford, Ximi Vogue, Wednesday July 7 3.40pm-3.55pm
  • Carlingford, Woolworths Carlingford Shopping Centre, Wednesday July 7 4.20pm-4.40pm
  • Carlingford, Oporto, Carlingford Shopping Centre, Wednesday July 7 4.40pm-5pm
  • Rockdale, The Roll Japanese Restaurant, Shop 8/10 King St, Wednesday July 7, 4.30pm-4.45pm
  • Miranda, ALDI, 14-16 Wandella Road, Wednesday July 7, 11.45am-12.15pm
  • Bass Hill, Speedway Petrol Station, 966/972 Hume Highway, Wednesday July 7, 2.30pm-2.35pm

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Ellen Ransley is a Queensland general news reporter, covering everything from crime to COVID-19, from Cape York to Coolangatta. She joined the NCA NewsWire team after two years working in Roma, western Queensla… Read more

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