Public Health Alert – New western Sydney COVID-19 exposures across Blacktown, Cumberland and Parramatta – Thursday, 12 August 2021

NSW Health has been notified of new venues of concern in Sydney, Dubbo and Newcastle, as well as bus routes in Sydney, which are associated with confirmed cases of COVID‑19.

Anyone who attended the following venues at the times listed is a close contact and must get tested and isolate for 14 days since they were there, regardless of the result.

Glendale  Boho Black Café  387 Lake RdTuesday 3 August 9am to 9.30pm
LidcombeToohey’s Brewery29 Nyrang StTuesday 3 August 1.55pm to 4pm
CharlestownSuper Vape Store260 Charlestown RdThursday 5 August 3pm to 3.30pm  
DubboTim Koertz Pharmacy98 Tamworth StMonday 9 August 1:00pm to 1:15pm
DubboCovid Safe Clinic77 Myall StTuesday 10 August 7:45am to 8:35am

NSW Health sends a text message to people who have checked in at close contact venues with further information. We also make a follow-up call to close contacts to discuss the isolation and testing requirements. If you have not received a text message, please call 1800 943 553.

Anyone who travelled on the following bus routes at the listed times is a close contact and must 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. Please get tested even if you have had a test in recent days:

Bus 941From Bankstown Station, Stand E To Hillcrest Ave after Rawson Rd, GreenacreSunday 1 August 1.13pm to 1.24pm
Bus 941From Hillcrest Ave opp Gosling Park, Gosling Park To Bankstown Station, Stand CMonday 2 August 6.05am to 6.15am
Bus 913From Bankstown Central, The Mall, Stand B To Gosling Park, Hillcrest Ave, GreenacreMonday 2 August 4.55pm to 5.03pm
Bus 320From Mascot Post Office To Pacific Highway opposite Gore Hill OvalFriday 6 August 10.19am to 11.26am 2.34pm to 3.41pm 5.43pm to 7.03pm   Sunday 8 August 10:32am to 11:33am 12:52pm to 1:53pm
Bus 320From Gore Hill Technology Park To Botany Road before King StreetFriday 6 August 11.35am to 12:45pm 4.10pm to 5.29pm 7.12pm to 8.13pm   Sunday 8 August 11:44am to 12:37pm 14:04pm to 14:57pm  
Bus 422From Kogarah Station, Railway Parade, Stand C To Pitt Street before Hay StreetFriday 8 August 4.28pm to 5.04pm  
Bus 422From Pitt Street opposite Barlow Street To Kogarah Station, Regent St, Stand DFriday 8 August 5.17pm to 6.05pm  
Bus 348From Wolli Creek Station, Discovery Point Place To Bondi Junction Station, Stand PFriday 8 August 7pm to 7.47pm
Bus 348From Bondi Junction Station, Stand H to Wolli Creek Station, Discovery Point PlaceFriday 8 August 7:56pm to 8:41pm

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

To view all these new venues, please visit the NSW Government website. Venues in Western Sydney Local Health District are provided in the table below.

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.

BlacktownChemist Warehouse
1-4/9 Patrick Street
Sunday 8 August 11:35am to 11:40am
DoonsideDoonside Hot Bread 
22 Hill End Road
Thursday 5 August 2:45pm to 3:15pm
GlendenningAustralian Reinforcing Company 
153 Glendenning Road
Tuesday 3 August 1pm to 9pm
702 Woodville Road
Wednesday 4 August 11:20am to 11:35am
92 Parramatta Road
Saturday 7 August 3:45pm to 4:45pm
MarayongAustralia Post
58 Railway Road
Monday 9 August 11am to 11:30am
Mt DruittALDI
16 Zoe Place
Saturday 7 August 12:30pm to 12:55pm
Mt DruittColes
Corner Carlisle Avenue and Luxford Road
Saturday 7 August 11:25am to 11:50am
Mt DruittGoldworld Fish 
4 Mount Street
Saturday 7 August 11:55am to 12:10pm
ToongabbieSpice Mini Market
6 Aurelia Street
Saturday 7 August 10:30am to 11am

Please get tested even if you have had a test in recent days. If your exposure at this venue was in the past four days, you must get another test on day five from the date of exposure. Wear a mask around others and limit your movements until you get another negative result. You should continue to monitor for symptoms and if any symptoms appear, get tested and isolate again.

Please continue to check this 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 more than 420 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.