Urgent virus alert 390km from Sydney as Covid-19 spreads across regional NSW

Health authorities have issued an urgent alert for additional Covid-19 exposure sites in Sydney and across regional NSW.

It comes after NSW recorded 345 new cases of the virus in the 24 hours to 8pm on Wednesday, with more than 80 per cent of the state’s population now in lockdown as the virus spreads across the state.

There were also no new cases in Armidale, Tamworth or the Northern Rivers and Byron Bay area but there were three new infections detected in Dubbo and one in the Walgett area. All these areas are subject to stay-at-home orders.

NSW Health on Thursday afternoon issued an alert for more than a dozen new exposure sites in Lake Macquarie, Dubbo and Sydney, including several bus routes.

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




Urgent virus alert 390km from Sydney as Covid-19 spreads across regional NSW

Camera IconNSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian said two men in their 90s had died from Covid-19 on Wednesday. NCA NewsWire/Jeremy Piper Credit: News Corp Australia

Anyone who travelled on the following bus routes at the listed times is also a close contact and must get tested and isolate for 14 days, regardless of the result.

Bus 941

Bus 913

Bus 320

Urgent virus alert 390km from Sydney as Covid-19 spreads across regional NSW

Camera IconNSW recorded 345 new cases of the virus in the 24 hours to 8pm on Wednesday. NCA Newswire/Gaye Gerard Credit: News Corp Australia

Bus 422

Bus 348

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