An employee at ProfessioNail, within Westfield at Hurstville, has tested positive for COVID-19, NSW Health has confirmed.
The staffer worked while infectious on Wednesday July 22 and Thursday July 23.
“This person is associated with the funeral cluster from south west Sydney,” Dr Vicky Sheppeard, Deputy Director, Public Health Unit, South Eastern Sydney Local Health District, said.
A worker at a nail salon inside the Hurstville Westfield as tested positive to coronavirus. (iStock)
“The business conducted a deep clean and public health officers confirmed appropriate cleaning and other COVID-Safe measures were in place.
“All close contacts of the confirmed case have been identified and directed to self-isolate for 14 days and casual contacts have been notified of the need to monitor for symptoms.
“There is no broader risk at Westfield Hurstville.”
The case was first flagged in an email, seen by 9News.com.au, sent to staff at the Westfield yesterday.
The Bayanami Public School in Parramatta, in Sydney’s west, is closed today after a member of the school community tested positive for coronavirus. (Bayanami Public School)
Staff and students at the Bayanami Public School, in Parramatta, have been told to stay at home today due to a confirmed case of COVID-19.
“Bayanami Public School will not be open for on-site learning on Wednesday, 29 July 2020, after a member of the school community tested positive to COVID-19,” a NSW Department of Education spokesperson said.
“The school is working closely with NSW Health to establish close contacts.
“Students will continue to be supported through existing learning from home arrangements while the school is thoroughly cleaned on Wednesday.”
A new pop-up testing clinic will open in Sydney’s eastern suburbs today following a confirmed case at The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia.
The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia has undergone deep cleaning after patrons tested positive to coronavirus. (Google Maps)
The CYCA, in Darling Point, closed its clubhouse yesterday after a member and their partner tested positive to COVID-19.
The venue is now the site of a testing clinic, expected to be flooded with people queuing for testing when it opens later this morning.
Cleaners in protective suits have been seen at the club early today, getting the site ready for its reopening.
Yesterday, NSW recorded 14 new cases of coronavirus cases.
Six are linked to the funerals cluster in Sydney’s south-west, NSW Health said.
NSW Health has also warned anyone who went to Mounties in Mount Pritchard, in the city’s south-west, to monitor for symptoms.