NSW has reported one new case of locally transmitted COVID-19 in the 24 hours to 8pm last night, which is linked to a known cluster in south-west Sydney.
Two cases were also reported in overseas travellers in hotel quarantine, bringing the total number of cases in NSW to 4,246.
There were 8,550 tests reported to 8pm last night, compared with 7,431 in the previous 24 hours.
Of the three new cases to 8pm last night:
The locally acquired case is a person who worked three shifts at Jasmins1 Lebanese restaurant at Liverpool while potentially infectious. This case is linked to the Hoxton Park cluster, which now numbers seven cases.
NSW Health is advising anyone who worked at or attended the restaurant at 375 Macquarie Street for more than one hour on the following dates and times is considered a close contact and must get tested immediately and isolate for a full 14 days from exposure, regardless of the result:
Anyone who attended for less than one hour during the above times is considered a casual contact and must monitor for symptoms and get tested immediately if they develop. After testing, you must remain in isolation until a negative test result is received.
The restaurant closed yesterday and will remain so until further notice. NSW Health previously reported that cases attended the restaurant while infectious on Sunday 25 October.
NSW Health is urging anyone with even the mildest of symptoms to get tested. This particularly applies to the people of south-west Sydney, especially those in:
NSW Health is treating 75 COVID-19 cases, with one patient in intensive care, who is being ventilated. Ninety-three per cent of cases being treated by NSW Health are in non-acute, out-of-hospital care.
To help stop the spread of COVID-19:
There are more than 300 COVID-19 testing locations across NSW. To find your nearest clinic visit
COVID-19 testing clinics or contact your GP. Most people receive their test results within 24 hours.
Video update - 3 November 2020