As at 8pm today, an additional six cases of COVID-19 have been diagnosed since our last update at 7am today, March 10, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in NSW to 61.
These figures refer to people who are in NSW and have been investigated for or have been diagnosed with novel coronavirus (COVID -19).
The new cases include:
One previously confirmed COVID-19 case was found to have attended St Leonards TAFE on two days while potentially infectious.
Although it has been more than 14 days since the last day of attendance by the confirmed case, NSW Health has been contacting all other students and teachers in these classes, with the assistance of TAFE NSW.
We have contacted 20 of the 21 contacts and all report being well with no one having had a respiratory illness. The last student has been contacted via email and phone messages. NSW Public Health officers will be continue to follow up with this last person.
NSW Health is continuing to find and respond to cases as they are diagnosed to slow any spread of COVID-19 in the community.