05 July 2021

NSW recorded 35 new locally acquired cases of COVID-19 in the 24 hours to 8pm last night.

Of these locally acquired cases, 33 are linked to a known case or cluster – 20 are household contacts – and the source of infection for two cases remain under investigation.

Two new overseas-acquired cases were recorded in the same period. The total number of cases in NSW since the beginning of the pandemic is 5,790.

There have been 312 locally acquired cases reported since 16 June 2021, when the first case of the Bondi cluster was reported. There are now 238 cases directly linked to known cases in the Bondi cluster, as well as 54 who are linked to other known cases in the outbreak.

There were 58,373 tests reported to 8pm last night, compared with the previous day’s total of 45,079.

NSW Health administered 13,358 COVID-19 vaccines in the 24 hours to 8pm last night, including 5,185 at the vaccination centre at Sydney Olympic Park.

NSW Health administered a record 131,337 vaccines in the week ending Sunday 4 July, including 49,348 at the vaccination centre at Sydney Olympic Park.

The total number of vaccines administered in NSW is now 2,401,763, with 921,659 doses administered by NSW Health to 8pm last night and 1,480,104 administered by the GP network and other providers to 11.59pm on Saturday 3 July.

Confirmed cases (including interstate residents in NSW health care facilities) 5,790
Deaths (in NSW from confirmed cases) 56
Total tests carried out 7,218,065
Total vaccinations administered in NSW2,401,763

Of today’s 35 new locally acquired cases, 24 were in isolation throughout their infectious periods and four cases were in isolation for part of their infectious period. Seven cases were infectious in the community.

There are two new cases in residents of SummitCare Baulkham Hills aged care facility, bringing the total number of cases associated with the aged care facility to five. Of the two new cases, both women in their 70s, one resident is fully vaccinated, and one has not been vaccinated. The three previously reported cases were fully vaccinated.

Out of an abundance of caution all five residents have been transferred to Westmead Hospital for observation. The wife of one of the cases, who also resides at the aged care facility, is also now at Westmead Hospital. To date, she has returned a negative COVID-19 test result.

There are five new cases associated with Virgin flight VA524 on Saturday 26 June, bringing the total number of cases associated with this flight to nine, including eight passengers and one household contact.

There are two new cases associated with the birthday party at West Hoxton, bringing the total number of cases associated with the party to 45.

A student at Rose Bay Public School has tested positive for COVID-19. The student is a close contact of a previous case. The school will be closed today (Monday 5 July) for the on-site attendance of staff and visitors.

To keep our community safe, please 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 public transport route at the same time as a confirmed case of COVID-19. This list is being updated regularly as case investigations proceed.

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 clinics or contact your GP.

NSW Health is treating 226 COVID-19 cases. Four of these people are in intensive care and none require ventilation. Most cases (89 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 infectionCases past 24 hours*Cases past 7 days**All cases
Overseas 2253,292
Interstate 0091
Locally acquired – linked to known case or cluster 331591,935
Locally acquired – no links to known case or cluster00451
Locally acquired – investigation ongoing 21621
Under initial investigation000

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

*notified from 8pm 3 July 2021 to 8pm 4 July 2021
**from 8pm 28 June 2021 to 8pm 4 July 2021

COVID-19 vaccination update

COVID-19 vaccination doses administered in NSW
Doses past 7 days*All doses
NSW Health – first doses90,254 598,225
NSW Health – second doses 41,086 323,434
Total131,337 921,659

*notified to week ending 8pm 4 July 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.