World News – GB – Gladys Berejikilan ‘cautious’ of opening in Victoria, as NSW registers two new local coronavirus cases

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There are two new local cases of COVID-19 in New South Wales as Gladys Berejiklian says she wants to open the Victorian border « as soon as possible »

NSW has two new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases, while there are ten new cases in travelers returned to hotel quarantine

There were 6,438 tests reported as of 8 p.m. Monday night, up from 7,447 in the previous 24 hours, NSW Health said on Tuesday.

The two locally acquired cases were household contacts of previously reported cases linked to the Oran Park community cluster and were isolated There are now 25 cases linked to this cluster in South West Sydney

NSW reported two new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases within 24 hours through 8 p.m. last night Ten cases have also been reported among overseas travelers in hotel quarantine, bringing the number total cases in New South Wales at 4209 imageTwittercom / xF6jByNgiZ

Following the detection of remnants of COVID-19 in raw Bathurst wastewater last week, NSW Health has again called everyone who attended the Bathurst 1000 auto race and local residents with symptoms of COVID-19 to get tested

NSW Health said detection in sewage may have been the result of current or past infection

The community of Bathurst responded well to initial calls for testing, and no cases were found there Repeated sewage samples taken in Bathurst last Thursday did not detect any further evidence of the virus

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Gladys Berejiklian says she is cautious about opening the border with Victoria quickly, although the southern state has two consecutive days without COVID-19 cases and the restrictions are relaxed from midnight

« We will tear down the border as soon as possible, but we have to wait and see the impact of the easing of restrictions in Melbourne and Victoria before deciding exactly when that will take place, » she said

« This is the real test it’s easy not to spread the virus when people have limited mobility, but once you relax the restrictions and people start moving and working again, » a- she told reporters in Port Macquarie

She remained scathing over Prime Minister Annastacia Palaszczuk’s decision to keep the Queensland border closed, saying NSW has demonstrated its ability to run a strong economy and keep the community safe

« I just wish we were doing away with games because it affects people’s lives especially when the border closure is totally unnecessary, » she said

People in Australia should stay at least 15 meters from others Check your jurisdiction’s restrictions on collecting limits If you have symptoms of a cold or the flu, stay home and arrange for a test by calling your doctor or by contacting the coronavirus health information hotline at 1 800 020 080

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World News – GB – Gladys Berejikilan ‘cautious’ about opening in Victoria as NSW records two new local coronavirus cases


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