05 May 2021

NSW Health has been notified this morning of a new COVID-19 case in a person who resides in Sydney's eastern suburbs.

Urgent investigations into the source of the infection and contact tracing are underway.

It is understood the case, a man in his 50s, has not travelled overseas in recent times and he does not work in a hotel quarantine, border or health role.

The man underwent testing yesterday (Tuesday 4 May) and returned a positive result today (Wednesday 5 May). This case will be included in tomorrow's numbers.

Genome sequencing is underway, with results expected in the next 24 hours.

Close contacts are being urgently contacted, tested and isolating. The man visited a number of venues while potentially infectious.

Anyone who attended one of the following venues at the times specified is asked to immediately get tested and isolate until NSW Health provides further information.

This advice applies to everyone, including those people who may have been partially or fully vaccinated.

SuburbVenueAddressDate and time
Bondi Junction Screening of The Courier at Event Cinemas Westfield Bondi Junction 500 Oxford Street Friday 30 April
6pm – 8pm
Rushcutters BayFigo Restaurant3/56-60A Bayswater Road Friday 30 April
8.45pm – 11pm
SilverwaterJoe's Barbeques & Heating142 Silverwater Road Saturday 1 May
1pm –1.45pm
SilverwaterTucker Barbecues138 Silverwater Road Saturday 1 May
1pm – 1.45pm
Annandale Barbeques GaloreG1/212-220 Parramatta Road Saturday 1 May
2pm – 3pm
Casula Barbeques GaloreThe Crossroads, Unit 12B, Parkers Farm Place Saturday 1 May
4pm – 5pm
MascotBP Mascot1077 Botany Road Saturday 1 May
4.30pm – 5pm
Bondi JunctionThe Meat Store262 Oxford Street Sunday 2 May
3pm – 4pm

This list of venues of concern will be updated regularly as investigations continue. People are urged to check the NSW Government website regularly.

There are more than 300 COVID-19 testing locations across NSW, many of which are open seven days a week. Find your nearest clinic or contact your GP.