Please attribute to a NSW Health spokesperson:
Of the four
confirmed cases, all patients have been discharged, a 53 year old male, a 35
year old male, a 21 year old female and a 43 year old male.
No new patients
were confirmed overnight.
NSW Health is taking a precautionary approach to the
prevention of COVID-19, assisting the Australian Government in assessing
passengers who arrive at Sydney Airport who have been in China in the previous
14 days and assessing passengers arriving on some cruise ships into Sydney from
Since Sunday 2
February, a total of 20,385 people have been assessed at Sydney International
Airport. A total of 66 were sent for testing. This includes testing conducted
as at 1pm today when 204 arrivals from mainland China were assessed at Sydney
International Airport. No one was sent for testing.
risk assessment, two cruise ships due to arrive in Sydney on Tuesday 25
February are not required to be met by the health assessment team.
refer to people who are in NSW and have been investigated for, or have been
diagnosed with novel coronavirus.
We will not be
disclosing the hospital locations of patients under investigation for privacy