A new hotspot map reveals how coronavirus has spread across Sydney after Melbourne’s second wave of infections jumped the border.
NSW recorded 13 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, following an outbreak of cases at the Crossroads Hotel in Casula, in the city’s south-west.
The ‘patient zero’ of the hotel outbreak has been identified as a Melbourne freight company employee who attended the venue on July 3.
NSW Health said there are now 50 cases associated with the Crossroads Hotel cluster and 26 cases linked to the Thai Rock restaurant at Wetherill Park.
Victoria reported 374 new coronavirus infections on Wednesday.
Pictured: A map showing coronavirus cases recorded since July 1. South-west Sydney has been hit the hardest, with 11 cases in the Liverpool local government area. The areas seen in the lightest shade of red have record one case in the past three weeks. The city’s inner west, eastern suburbs and northern beaches have so far remained unscathed
The map shows the Sydney hotspots battling coronavirus infections since July 1. There are currently 90 COVID-19 cases active in NSW.
In the Liverpool local government area, there are 11 active cases in Carnes Hill and Cecil Hills and eight in Casula and Chipping Norton following one positive test result in each over night.
Another coronavirus case was recorded in Bossley Park, in the Fairfield LGA, bringing the number of active cases in the suburb to three.
The Lower Blue Mountains saw an additional person test positive and the area now has five active coronavirus infections.
Sydney’s south recorded another positive case in Caringbah, taking the suburb’s active number of cases to two, while another infection was recorded in Grays Point.
There are five active cases in Airds, Ambarvale and Appin in the Campbelltown LGA and five in Bardia, the Liverpool LGA.
Belmore, in Sydney’s inner south-west, has four active coronavirus cases.
NSW ACTIVE COVID-19 CASES
SYDNEY’S SOUTH WEST
Carnes Hill, Cecil Hills: 11
Casula, Chipping Norton: 8
Bossley Park, Prairiewood, Abbotsbury: 3
Catherine Fields: 1
Currans Hill, Mount Annan: 1
Baulkham Hills: 3
Katoomba, Leura: 4
Winmalee, Springwood: 1
Constitution Hill: 3
Blacktown, Arndell Park: 2
Oatlands, Dundas: 1
Erskine Park: 1
Glenmore Park: 1
Emu Plains, Emu Heights, Jamison: 1
Lugarno, Peakhurst, Riverwood: 2
Engadine, Heathcote, Waterfall: 1
Beverley Park: 1
Allawah, Carlton: 1
Grays Point: 1
Lake Illawarra: 1
Batemans Bay: 4
Victoria reported 374 new coronavirus infections on Wednesday. Pictured: A graph showing Victoria’s second wave of COVID-19 cases
VICTORIA’S ACTIVE CASES BY LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREAS
Hume – 308
Brimbank – 289
Melbourne – 272
Wyndham – 370
Moreland – 191
Casey – 103
Moonee Valley – 212
Stonnington – 38
Banyule – 130
Whittlesea – 166
Melton – 119
Boroondara – 43
Darebin – 88
Greater Geelong – 18
Mornington Peninsula – 11
Monash – 37
Glen Eira – 18
Port Phillip – 34
Yarra – 119
Maribyrnong – 95
Frankston – 12
Manningham – 39
Hobsons Bay – 65
Bayside – 15
Kingston – 26
Whitehorse – 48
Greater Dandenong – 44
Knox – 14
Cardinia – 18
Mitchell – 14
Greater Shepparton – 2
Maroondah – 13
NSW recorded 13 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, following an outbreak of COVID-19 cases at the Crossroads Hotel in Casula, the city’s south-west
According to NSW Health there were 90 active cases in the state as of Tuesday.
Sydney’s inner west, eastern suburbs and northern beaches have so far remained unscathed.
Despite the rising cases, NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian on Tuesday said she wouldn’t yet follow Victoria’s lead by enforcing mask use in public, but urged people wear them when social distancing was impossible.
‘What NSW Health and myself are worried about most at this moment in time is what people are doing when they’re entering hospitality venues … you can’t wear a mask when you’re having a meal,’ Ms Berejiklian told 2GB radio.
‘That’s where the biggest risk is at the moment, indoor events.
Pictured: A map shows Sydney’s coronavirus hotspot sites
There are 26 cases linked to the Thai Rock restaurant at Wetherill Park (pictured)
‘The health advice to date has served NSW extremely well and it’s not for politicians to make this stuff up as we go.’
Three women have died of coronavirus in Victoria as the state continues to grapple with 3,147 active infections.
Premier Daniel Andrews confirmed the women aged in their 80s, 90s and 100s died overnight, bringing the number of deaths in the state to 42 and the national toll to 126.
One of the women was an aged care resident.
There are 174 people in hospital, 36 of whom are receiving intensive care.
‘It’s always challenging to analyse any one day’s results, you’d like to see numbers coming down,’ Mr Andrews told reporters on Tuesday.
Latest COVID-19 case locations in NSW
NSW HEALTH SAYS IF YOU VISITED THE BELOW LOCATIONS DURING THE LISTED TIMES YOU SHOULD SELF-ISOLATE AND GET TESTED.
Batemans Bay: Soldiers Club
Monday 13 July, Wednesday 15 July to Friday 17 July
Campbelltown: Plus Fitness
9am to 10am, Saturday 11 July
Casula: Crossroads Hotel
Friday 3 July to Friday 10 July
Casula: Planet Fitness
Saturday 4 July to Friday 10 July
Harris Park: Our Lady of Lebanon Cathedral
5.30pm Mass on Wednesday 15 July
6pm Mass on Thursday 16 July
1:30pm Funeral and 6pm Mass on Friday 17 July
Merrylands: Anytime Fitness Gym
8:30pm to 10:30pm on Tuesday 14 July
Picton: Picton Hotel
Saturday 4 July, Sunday 5 July, Thursday 9 July, Friday 10 July
Wetherill Park: Thai Rock Restaurant
Thursday 9 July, Friday 10 July, Saturday 11 July, Sunday 12 July, Tuesday 14 July
Pictured: Two women and a child wear a face mask in Burwood, Sydney’s inner west on Monday
‘At the end of the day, we’re not seeing the doubling and doubling again.
‘So what that says to me, and I’m sure the chief health officer can speak to this in more detail, is that the sorts of measures we have put in place are having a direct impact.’
Victoria’s Chief Health Officer Brett Sutton said community transmission did appear to be heading down.
‘We have seen some stabilisation in some postcodes especially the postcodes where there have been restrictions for a long period of time,’ Professor Sutton told reporters.
‘There are other postcodes where the restrictions for stage three have been in place for almost two weeks, but that’s not as long as the some of the other postcodes are destabilising, so I’m still hopeful that we can see some levelling off in decreasing numbers in those areas.’
MELBOURNE CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAKS
173 cases have been linked to Al-Taqwa College
57 cases have been linked to Somerville Retail Services in Tottenham
36 cases have been linked to JBS in Brooklyn
4 cases have been linked to Nestle Campbellfield
12 cases have been linked to Australian Lamb Company in Colac
5 cases have been linked to Australian Pharmaceutical Industries in Dandenong South
13 cases have been linked to Goodman Fielder Pampas in West Footscray
13 cases have been linked to St Basil’s Homes for the Aged in Fawkner
40 cases have been linked to Estia Health in Ardeer
28 cases have been linked to Glendale Aged Care facility in Werribee
18 cases have been linked to the Royal Melbourne Hospital Royal Park campus
20 cases have been linked to LaManna Supermarket in Essendon Fields
14 cases have been linked to Embracia Aged Care Moonee Valley in Avondale Heights
5 cases have been linked to Japara Central Park Aged Care Home in Windsor