Public Health Alert – Auburn Reading Cinema venue of concern along with multiple flights – Saturday, 26 June 2021
NSW Health has been notified of five flights between east-coast cities, as well as additional venues of concern across Sydney, associated with confirmed cases of COVID-19.
Passengers who are now in NSW and who flew on the following flights at the times listed are considered close contacts and must immediately call NSW Health on 1800 943 553, get tested and isolate for 14 days, regardless of the result. Passengers now in other states are asked to check local advice:
|Flight number||Date||Departure location and time||Arrival location and time|
|VA939 (Virgin)||Friday 25 June||Sydney at 11.51am||Brisbane at 1.25pm|
|VA334 (Virgin)||Friday 25 June||Brisbane at 2.59pm||Melbourne at 5.16pm|
|VA827 (Virgin)||Saturday 26 June||Melbourne at 9am||Sydney at 10.14am|
|VA517 (Virgin)||Saturday 26 June||Sydney at 11.14am||Gold Coast at 12.40pm|
|VA524 (Virgin)||Saturday 26 June||Gold Coast at 1.26pm||Sydney at 2.47pm|
Anyone who attended the following venue at the times listed is a close contact and must immediately get tested and isolate for 14 days, regardless of the result, and call 1800 943 553 unless they have already been contacted by NSW Health:
|Bondi||Lyfe Café||2/154 Glenayr Avenue||Thursday 24 June All day|
|Auburn||Reading Cinema – 6.30pm screening of Fast & Furious 9||100 Parramatta Road||Sunday 20 June 6.30pm screening|
|Earlwood||Adora Handmade Chocolates||118 Wardell Road||Tuesday 22 June 3.20pm – 3.45pm|
Anyone who attended any of the following venues at the listed times is a casual contact and must immediately get tested and self-isolate until a negative result is received. Please continue to monitor for symptoms and immediately isolate and get tested if they develop:
|Mascot||Meriton Suites Hotel||200 Coward Street||Saturday 19 June All day Monday 21 June All day|
(all cinemas except Fast & Furious 9 screening at 6.30pm)
|100 Parramatta Road||Sunday 20 June 6pm – 10pm|
|Tempe||Tempe Tyres||868 Princes Highway||Tuesday 22 June 10am – 10.10am 11.30am – 12pm|
|Bondi Beach||Bangkok Bites||95 Hall Street||Thursday 24 June 7.30am to 8am|
|Strathfield South||Pro-Axle Enfield||84/108 Madeline Street||Tuesday 22 June 11am to 11.15am|
|St Peters||TRS St Peters, Refrigerated Truck Repairs and Rental||5 Burrows Road||Tuesday 22 June 10am – 10.10am|
|North Ryde||Macquarie Shopping Centre food court (Level 2)||cnr Herring Road and Waterloo Road||Wednesday 23 June 2pm to 2.30pm|
|Kingsgrove||BP Kingsgrove||152 Moorefields Road||Wednesday 23 June 3.30pm-3.50pm|
|Ultimo||Coles Express/Shell||387-427 Wattle Street||Wednesday 23 June 8.15am – 9am Thursday 24 June 8.15am – 9am|
Anyone who travelled on the following trains at the times listed is a casual contact and must immediately get tested and self-isolate until a negative result is received. Please continue to monitor for symptoms and immediately get re-tested and isolate if they develop:
|T4 Line Run 660A||Wolli Creek (Platform 3)||Sydenham (Platform 5)||Tuesday 22 June 6.42am – 6.46am|
|T4 Line Run 609C||Wolli Creek (Platform 3)||Sydenham (Platform 5)||Wednesday 23 June 10.35am – 10.39am|
As announced earlier today, stay-at-home orders will be extended across all of Greater Sydney, including the Blue Mountains, Central Coast, Wollongong and Shellharbour, from 6pm today until 11.59pm on Friday 9 July.
Everyone in Greater Sydney must stay at home, unless it is for an essential reason including:
- shopping for food or other essential goods and services
- compassionate needs or medical care, including being vaccinated for COVID‑19 unless you have been identified as a close contact
- exercise outdoors in groups of 10 or fewer
- essential work or education, where you cannot work or study from home.
People who have been in the Greater Sydney region (including the Blue Mountains, Central Coast, Wollongong and Shellharbour) on or after 21 June must follow the stay-at-home orders for a period of 14 days after leaving Greater Sydney.
Please check the NSW Health website regularly, as the list of venues of concern and relevant health advice are being updated as 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 more than 300 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.
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