09 October 2021

NSW Health has been notified of two flights between east-coast cities associated with confirmed cases of COVID-19.

Anyone who was on the flights at the time and date listed is a close contact and must get tested and isolate for 14 days since they were there, regardless of the result. NSW Health sends a text message to people who have checked in at close-contact venues with further information. We also contact close contacts to advise of isolation and testing requirements.

 

Flight numberDateDeparture location and timeArrival location and time
VA827 (Virgin)Tuesday 5 October Melbourne at 9.09amSydney at 10.32am
VA1593 (Virgin)Wednesday 6 OctoberMelbourne at 12.56pmNewcastle at 2.19pm

 

In addition, NSW Health has been notified of new casual contact venues of concern across NSW that are associated with confirmed cases of COVID-19.

To view these new venues, please visit the NSW Government website.

Anyone who visited one of these venues at the times listed is a casual contact and must immediately get tested and isolate until a negative result is received.

Please get tested even if you have had a test in recent days. If you test result is negative, please continue to monitor for symptoms and if any symptoms appear, get tested and isolate again.

Please continue to check case locations page regularly, as the list of venues of concern and relevant health advice are being updated as new cases emerge and investigations continue.

Anyone with even the mildest of cold-like symptoms is urged to immediately come forward for testing and isolate until a negative result is received.

There are 500 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.

Current as at: Saturday 9 October 2021