NSW Health is directing anyone who attended the Planet Fitness Gym at Casula from 4 to 10 July to immediately self-isolate and come forward for testing after two further COVID-19 cases were confirmed today.
The additional cases, two men aged in their 20s, came forward for testing after it was established a confirmed case from the Crossroads Hotel attended the gym which was subsequently closed for testing.
These new cases bring the total number linked to the Crossroads Hotel to 30.
Chief Health Officer Dr Kerry Chant said it was vital that anyone who attended the gym on the dates specified get tested and self-isolate for 14 days since they were last on the premises even if they return a negative result. They should also continue to monitor for symptoms.
“We now have three confirmed cases associated with this gym and we are identifying the close contacts of these new cases to ensure they are also isolating and getting tested,” Dr Chant said.
Aside from the current pop-up clinic in the Crossroads Hotel carpark, there are a number of sites people requiring a test can visit, including the Victoria Park site at Picton, hospital clinics at Liverpool, Fairfield, Campbelltown and Bowral, plus the Ash Road Sporting Complex at Prestons. Testing can also be carried out by your local GP.
Anyone feeling unwell – even with the mildest of symptoms such as a runny nose or scratchy throat – is urged to seek testing and self-isolate. Do not go to work or catch public transport until you are cleared of COVID-19. A full list of COVID-19 testing clinics is available.
NSW Health is urging anyone who attended the Crossroads Hotel at Casula between Friday 3 July and Friday 10 July to immediately self-isolate until 14 days after they were last there, attend a clinic for testing even if they have no symptoms, watch for symptoms and get retested should any respiratory symptoms occur. Even if you get a negative test stay in isolation for 14 days.