28 June 2021

NSW recorded 18 new locally acquired cases of COVID-19 in the 24 hours to 8pm last night.

Fifteen of these cases are linked to the Bondi cluster, two are close contacts of a previously reported unlinked case. Investigations are ongoing into the unlinked case, a possible Westfield Bondi Junction exposure.

Three new overseas-acquired cases and one interstate acquired case were recorded in the same period, bringing the total number of cases in NSW since the beginning of the pandemic to 5,589.

There have been 130 locally acquired cases reported since 16 June 2021, when the first case of the Bondi cluster, a driver who transported international flight crew, was reported. Of these, 124 are now linked to the Bondi cluster.

There were 58,870 tests reported to 8pm last night, compared with the previous day’s total of 52,048.

NSW Health administered 10,652 COVID-19 vaccines in the 24 hours to 8pm last night, including 5,540 at the vaccination centre at Sydney Olympic Park.

NSW Health administered a record 114,242 vaccines in the week ending Sunday 27 June including 45,014 at the vaccination centre at Sydney Olympic Park.

The total number of vaccines administered in NSW is now 2,125,175, with 790,322 doses administered by NSW Health to 8pm last night and 1,334,853 administered by the GP network and other providers to 11.59pm on Saturday 26 June.

Confirmed cases (including interstate residents in NSW health care facilities) 5,589
Deaths (in NSW from confirmed cases) 56
Total tests carried out 6,789,268
Total vaccinations administered in NSW 2,125,175

Of the 18 new locally acquired cases recorded to 8pm last night, six were in isolation throughout their infectious periods. A further three cases were in isolation for part of their infectious periods.

An additional two South Coogee Public School students have tested positive to COVID-19. These students are close contacts of the two previously reported cases at the school, bringing the total number of students with COVID-19 at South Coogee Public School to four.

Based on the additional cases and because there are a number of interactions between children in different year groups, all students are now close contacts and must get tested and self-isolate for 14 days regardless of a negative test result. The school site is non-operational and closed due to school holidays.

NSW Health can advise one case today is a student of the Emanuel School in Randwick, who is a close contact of previously reported case linked to the Bondi cluster.

Five new cases are linked to the Great Ocean Foods seafood wholesaler in Marrickville. This brings the total number of cases acquired through Great Ocean Foods including contacts of workers there, to 16.

Any person – and their household contacts – who attended or directly received a delivery from Great Ocean Foods, Marrickville on Monday 21 June (all day) to Friday 25 June (all day) must immediately call NSW Health on 1800 943 553, get tested and isolate until NSW Health provides further advice.

Two new cases are linked to the West Hoxton birthday party. This brings the total number of cases acquired through the birthday party to 31, including 24 people who acquired it at the party and subsequent contacts of theirs.

A COVID-19 case announced yesterday in the Glen Innes Severn Local Government Area is included in today’s numbers.

The man in his 30s was exposed to the virus at the Granites gold mine in the Tanami Desert in the Northern Territory. He has remained in isolation since his return home and there is no current risk of infection to the local community. This case is not linked to the Bondi cluster.

NSW Health is reminding the public of its advice for a number of key venues of concern across Sydney. These venues were visited by confirmed cases of COVID‑19 and transmission occurred.

Anyone who attended the following venues at the times listed is a close contact andmust immediately get tested and isolate for 14 days, regardless of the result, and call 1800 943 553 unless they have already been contacted by NSW Health:

Bondi Lyfe Cafe Bondi Beach 2/154 Glenayr Avenue
Wednesday 16 June 12:30pm to 2:15pm
From Friday 18 June to Saturday 19 June
From Tuesday 22 June to Thursday 24 June
Double Bay Joh Bailey 7 Knox Street From Tuesday 15 June to Wednesday 23 June
Marrickville Great Ocean Foods 5/11 Cadogan Street From Monday 21 June to Friday 25 June
Bondi The Royal Bondi 283 Bondi Road Sunday 20 June 7:50pm to 9:30pm
Saturday 19 June 5pm to 6:30pm

Anyone who was at Westfield Bondi Junction, including the car parks, from 12 June must get tested for COVID-19. Only people with symptoms and those in specific exposure venues at the listed times are asked to isolate.

Bondi Junction Westfield Bondi Junction (including car park) 500 Oxford Street From Saturday 12 June to
Friday 18 June

People who were in Westfield Bondi Junction on these days and do not have symptoms and have not been at the specific exposure venues at the listed times do not need to isolate.

To keep our community safe, follow NSW Health advice. If you are directed to get tested for COVID-19 or self-isolate at any time, you must follow the rules whether or not the venue or exposure setting is listed on the NSW Health website.

Please check the NSW Government website regularly and follow the relevant health advice if you have attended a venue of concern or travelled on a route of concern.

There are more than 350 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.

NSW Health is treating 88 COVID-19 cases, two of whom are in intensive care. Most cases (92 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** All cases
Overseas 3 8 3,273
Interstate 1 1 91
Locally acquired – linked to known case or cluster 17 118 1,770
Locally acquired – no links to known case or cluster 0 0 451
Locally acquired – investigation ongoing 1 3 4
Under initial investigation 0 0 0
Total 22 130 5,589

Note: Case counts reported for a particular day may vary over time due to ongoing investigations and case review.

*notified from 8pm 26 June 2021 to 8pm 27 June 2021
**from 8pm 21 June 2021 to 8pm 27 June 2021

COVID-19 vaccination update

COVID-19 vaccination doses administered in NSW Doses past 24 hours* All doses
NSW Health – first doses 10,246 507,971
NSW Health – second doses 406 282,351
Total 10,652 790,322

* notified from 8pm 26 June 2021 to 8pm 27 June 2021

Note: NSW Health’s vaccination clinics generally operate Monday to Friday. Therefore, there may be limited or no vaccines administered on weekend days and public holidays due to planned closures.