26 August 2020

NSW Health are alerting the public to updated locations visited by confirmed cases of COVID-19 among residents of the Sydney, South Eastern Sydney, and Northern Sydney LHDs.

One new case, linked to the City Tattersalls gym, visited Royal Hospital for Women at Randwick on the morning of Tuesday, 25 August. The person at the Royal Hospital for Women visited the Windscreens Café located in the hospital foyer. The café has been closed for cleaning.

The person followed the measures required of hospital visitors, including screening checks on entry to the hospital. They developed symptoms later in the day and underwent a COVID-19 test.

The Royal Hospital for Women has taken all appropriate actions in response to this matter and there is no ongoing risk to patients, staff or visitors. The Royal Hospital for Women is working with the local public health unit to identify and provide information to all close and casual contacts.

This person will be counted in the public health update tomorrow, Thursday, 27 August 2020.

NSW Health considers anyone who attended City Tattersalls between 8am to 2pm on 19, 21 or 23 August to be close contacts and asks them to get tested for COVID-19 and isolate at home for 14 days. Other members of City Tattersalls should get tested if they have even the mildest symptoms.

People who attended the Active Dance class at 7:40pm at Virgin Gym Zetland are considered close contacts and should get tested and isolate at home for 14 days. Other people who attended this gym between 7:30 – 10pm should get tested even if they have even the mildest symptoms.

Bus routes

Further investigations of a case reported this morning have revealed that the trainee bus driver worked for three days while infectious on 20, 21 and 24 August on routes in Blacktown, Rouse Hill and Mt Druitt. Passengers who may have used the following bus routes must be alert for symptoms and if they develop, immediately get tested and self-isolate:

20 and 21 August:

  • 755 at 05:18am from Mt Druitt station to Shalvey shops
  • 755 at 05:35am from Shalvey shops to Mt Druitt
  • 758 at 06:01am from Mt Druitt station to St Mary’s station
  • 758 at 06:35am from St Marys station to Mt Druitt station
  • 723 at 07:14am from Mt Druitt station to Blacktown station
  • 731 at 08:15am from Blacktown station to Rouse Hill station
  • 752 at 09:03am from Rouse Hill station to Blacktown station
  • 755 at 10:47am from Plumpton marketplace to Mt Druitt station
  • 756 at 11:29am from Mt Druitt station to Blacktown station
  • 728 at 12:16pm from Blacktown station to Mt Druitt station

24 August:

  • 6546 at 14:36pm from St Clare Catholic High School
  • 6583 at 15:15pm from Patrician Brothers’ College to Blacktown station via Blacktown South Public School and St Patrick’s Primary School
  • 728 at 15:34pm from Blacktown station to Mt Druitt station
  • 756 at 16:32pm from Mt Druitt station to Blacktown station
  • 730 at 17:25pm from Blacktown station to Castle hill shopping centre
  • 730 at 18:18pm from Castle hill to Blacktown station
  • 723 at 19:48pm from Blacktown station to Mt Druitt station
  • 750 at 20:38pm from Mt Druitt station to Blacktown station
  • 750 at 21:14pm from Blacktown station to Mt Druitt station
  • 758 at 21:50pm from Mt Druitt station to Emerson/Luxford
  • 729 at 22:37pm from Mt Druitt station to Blacktown station
  • 731 at 23:32pm from Blacktown station to Rouse Hill station

Two cases linked to the Tattersall’s gym also travelled by bus on the following routes on 21, 22 and 24 August.:

  • 339 or the X39 to and from Randwick to Martin Place.

Anyone who catches these routes should be considered casual contacts and monitor for symptoms.

Three schools closed this morning will remain closed for on-site learning tomorrow as a precaution while further testing and serology of possible cases are finalised:

  • Riverstone High School
  • Wyndham College
  • Schofields Public School

For a list of locations associated with known cases, advice on testing and isolation, and areas identified for increased testing, visit NSW Government - Latest new and updates.