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Summary for the week ending 27 February 2021

  • There were no locally acquired cases reported in the week ending 27 February.
  • Testing rates decreased compared to the previous week (down 17%). Testing rates decreased across all LHDs and in all age groups.
  • The NSW Sewage Surveillance Program reported five detections – taken from the Bondi and Malabar treatment plants, and the sewage network at Auburn (within the North Head catchment), Paddington (within the Bondi catchment) and Botany (within the Malabar catchment). All detections were associated with known locally acquired cases and/or returned travellers.
  • There were five COVID-19 Variants of Concern (VoC) cases detected in the week ending 27 February. There have been 44 returned travellers with a VoC since 30 November 2020.

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Current as at: Wednesday 3 March 2021
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