NSW recorded 18 locally acquired cases of COVID-19 in the 24 hours to 8pm last night, 13 of which were already announced yesterday morning.
NSW Health has also been notified of six new locally acquired cases overnight. These cases will be included in tomorrow's numbers. There are now 36 cases linked to the Bondi cluster.
One new overseas-acquired case was recorded in the same period, bringing the total number of cases in NSW since the beginning of the pandemic to 5,495.
There were 48,402 tests reported to 8pm last night, compared with the previous day’s total of 44,640.
NSW Health thanks the community for coming forward to get tested for COVID-19. High testing numbers are vital in detecting cases of COVID-19 in order to prevent further transmission.
NSW Health administered 17,976 COVID-19 vaccines in the 24 hours to 8pm last night, including 6,492 at the vaccination centre at Sydney Olympic Park.
The total number of vaccines administered in NSW is now 1,993,638, with 729,783 doses administered by NSW Health to 8pm last night and 1,263,855 administered by the GP network and other providers to 11.59pm on Tuesday 22 June.
Confirmed cases (incl. interstate residents in NSW health care facilities)
Deaths (in NSW from confirmed cases)
Total tests carried out
Total vaccinations administered in NSW
18 locally acquired cases notified to 8pm last night,
13 cases were already announced yesterday:
Five further locally acquired cases were notified to 8pm last night:
Six locally acquired cases were notified overnight. These cases will be included in tomorrow’s numbers:
Anyone who attended
Crown Hair in Darlinghurst on Tuesday 22 June from 9am to 5pm is a
close contact and must immediately call NSW Health on 1800 943 553, get tested and isolate for 14 days, regardless of the result. If you have received an SMS from NSW Health, please follow the advice, and NSW Health will call you directly.
Venues of concern are regularly being identified as case investigations continue, and the list of venues and associated health advice is continuing to be updated. Please check the
NSW Health website regularly and follow the relevant health advice if you have attended a venue of concern.
NSW Health is continuing to ask anyone who was in Westfield Bondi Junction (including the car park), particularly Fitness First, at any time between 12 June and 18 June to get tested for COVID-19.
Only people with symptoms and those who have been to specific exposure venues at the listed times need to test and isolate. Anyone who does not have symptoms and has not been to specific exposure venues at the listed times should get tested but does not need to isolate. However, these people are strongly urged to avoid gatherings and minimise their movements, such as not attending the cinemas or trips to the ski fields until they return a negative test. If you can work from home, please do so.
NSW Health’s ongoing Sewage Surveillance Program was this morning notified of a detection from the Castle Hill Glenhaven treatment plant, the first detection at this location, and the Rouse Hill treatment plant, which has not had a detection since November 2020.
The Castle Hill Glenhaven catchment serves about 18,000 people and covers suburbs including Baulkham Hills, Glenhaven and Castle Hill.
The Rouse Hill catchment serves about 100,000 people and covers suburbs including Norwest, Acacia Gardens, Parklea, Bella Vista, Glenwood, Baulkham Hills, Stanhope Gardens, Beaumont Hills, Kellyville Ridge, North Kellyville, Rouse Hill, The Ponds, Glenhaven, Kenthurst, Box Hill, Kellyville, Annangrove, Castle Hill, Quakers Hill.
Yesterday (Wednesday) fragments of the virus were also detected at the Cronulla sewage treatment plant and in the Bellambi sewage network.
The Cronulla catchment serves about 233,000 people and covers suburbs including Bundeena, Caringbah South, Burraneer, Dolans Bay, Lilli Pilli, Maianbar, Port Hacking, Greenhills Beach, Woolooware, Cronulla, Caringbah, Kurnell, Botany Bay, Miranda, Royal National Park, Clifton, Coalcliff, Stanwell Park, Otford, Waterfall, Lilyvale, Helensburgh, Woronora Dam, Stanwell Tops, Caringbah South, Yarrawarrah, Grays Point, Kirrawee, Woronora Heights, Barden Ridge, Gymea Bay, Sutherland, Loftus, Bangor, Yowie Bay, Woronora, Engadine, Heathcote, Maddens Plains, Taren Point, Sylvania Waters, Caringbah, Kangaroo Point, Como, Bonnet Bay, Kirrawee, Jannali, Oyster Bay, Kareela, Woronora Heights, Barden Ridge, Gymea, Sutherland, Loftus, Bangor, Woronora, Engadine, Alfords Point, Lucas Heights, Menai, Illawong, Miranda, Sylvania, and Holsworthy.
The Bellambi catchment serves about 82,000 people and covers suburbs including Keiraville, Balgownie, Mount Pleasant, Mount Keira, Mount Ousley, West Wollongong, Gwynneville, East Corrimal, Fernhill, North Wollongong, Fairy Meadow, Towradgi, Wollongong, Woonona, Bellambi, Russell Vale, Thirroul, Bulli, Austinmer, Coledale, Corrimal, Wombarra, Scarborough, and Tarrawanna.
NSW Health is aware of recently confirmed COVID-19 cases who are in isolation in the Castle Hill Glenhaven, Rouse Hill, Cronulla and Bellambi catchments. However, we urge everyone in these areas to be especially vigilant for any cold like symptoms. If they appear, please immediately be tested and isolate until a negative result is received.
There are more than 300 COVID-19 testing locations across NSW, many of which are open seven days a week. To find your nearest clinic visit
COVID-19 testing clinics or contact your GP.
Temporary restrictions are now in place in Greater Sydney, which includes the Blue Mountains, Central Coast, Wollongong and Shellharbour areas, until the beginning of 1 July. These restrictions affect residents, event organisers, businesses, venues, organisations and community groups.
Full details of the temporary restrictions are available at:Greater Sydney rules and restrictions.
NSW Health is treating 51 COVID-19 cases, none of whom are in intensive care. Most cases (94 per cent) are being treated in non-acute, out-of-hospital care, including returned travellers in the Special Health Accommodation.
Likely source of confirmed COVID-19 cases in NSW:
Likely source of infection
Cases past 24 hours*
Cases past 7 days**
Locally acquired – linked to known case or cluster
Locally acquired – no links to known case or cluster
Locally acquired – investigation ongoing
Under initial investigation
Note: Case counts reported for a particular day may vary over time due to ongoing investigations and case review.
*notified from 8pm 22 June 2021 to 8pm 23 June 2021
**from 8pm 17 June 2021 to 8pm 23 June 2021
Press conference - Tuesday 24 June 2021