NSW Public Health Alert – COVID-19 case in Sydney’s eastern suburbs

NSW Health has been notified this morning of a new COVID-19 case in a person who resides in Sydney’s eastern suburbs.

Urgent investigations into the source of the infection and contact tracing are underway.

It is understood the case, a man in his 50s, has not travelled overseas in recent times and he does not work in a hotel quarantine, border or health role.

The man underwent testing yesterday (Tuesday 4 May) and returned a positive result today (Wednesday 5 May). This case will be included in tomorrow’s numbers.

Genome sequencing is underway, with results expected in the next 24 hours.

Close contacts are being urgently contacted, tested and isolating. The man visited a number of venues while potentially infectious.

Anyone who attended one of the following venues at the times specified is asked to immediately get tested and isolate until NSW Health provides further information.

This advice applies to everyone, including those people who may have been partially or fully vaccinated.

Bondi JunctionScreening of The Courier at Event CinemasWestfield Bondi Junction 500 Oxford StreetFriday 30 April 6pm – 8pm
Rushcutters BayFigo Restaurant3/56-60A Bayswater RoadFriday 30 April 8.45pm – 11pm
SilverwaterJoe’s Barbeques & Heating142 Silverwater RoadSaturday 1 May 1pm –1.45pm  
SilverwaterTucker Barbecues138 Silverwater RoadSaturday 1 May 1pm – 1.45pm
AnnandaleBarbeques GaloreG1/212-220 Parramatta RoadSaturday 1 May 2pm – 3pm
CasulaBarbeques GaloreThe Crossroads, Unit 12B, Parkers Farm PlaceSaturday 1 May 4pm – 5pm
MascotBP Mascot1077 Botany RoadSaturday 1 May 4.30pm – 5pm
Bondi JunctionThe Meat Store262 Oxford StreetSunday 2 May 3pm – 4pm





This list of venues of concern will be updated regularly as investigations continue. People are urged to check the NSW Health website regularly: https://www.nsw.gov.au/covid-19/latest-news-and-updates


WSLHD has 31 COVID clinics open today and there are 20 COVID clinics within the 8kms of the Silverwater – a suburb with two exposure locations.

We have extended opening hours of the clinics at the following locations until 8pm tonight, 5 May 2021:

  • Auburn Community Health Centre Drive-through
  • Parramatta Clinical Labs Pathology Drive-through Clinic, University of Western Sydney

Both clinics are free and do not require a GP referral.

There are more than 300 COVID-19 testing locations across NSW, many of which are open seven days a week. To find your nearest clinic visit here or contact your GP.