A popular Sydney shopping center has been put on alert after health officials revealed a person attended the scene after testing positive with COVID-19[female[feminine.
Anyone who visited Bankstown Central Mall on Saturday, August 8 between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. is considered a casual contact of the matter.
Those who have visited the mall at the specified time are advised to watch for symptoms, get tested, and isolate if symptoms appear.
It comes as NSW on Tuesday recorded three new cases of COVID-19 – two of which were acquired locally and one from a traveler returned to hotel quarantine – from more than 13,000 tests.
While the increase in cases is small, health authorities in NSW remain on alert.
Of the total number of cases in the state over the past four weeks, 16 have not been linked to known clusters and their source has not been identified.
This indicates “that COVID-19 continues to circulate in the community, undetected,” NSW Health said.
South West Sydney, West Sydney and East Sydney have been identified as areas of increased testing and surveillance.
There are currently 122 cases of COVID-19 being treated by NSW Health.
NSW now has a total of 3,770 cases.