Sumary of Live: NSW Now: Byron Bay wastewater reveals virus, supermarket closures ruled out:
- Virus fragments in Byron Bay Fragments of COVID-19 have been found in Byron Bay’s wastewater in the state’s north.
- (ABC News: Andrew O’Connor)NSW Health has been forced to quash social media rumours that supermarkets across Sydney will close next week due to growing COVID-19 cases.
- “NSW Health can confirm this is not the case, and reminds people to only use trusted and credible sources for information on COVID-19,” the statement said.
- It comes after a warning from health authorities and Premier Gladys Berejiklian for people to limit their shopping after a growing number of supermarkets and “essential retail” shops were added to the list of COVID-19 exposure sites.
- NSW braces for higher COVID case numbersPremier Gladys Berejiklian has warned the state to expect higher numbers of COVID-19 cases after a record number of people were in the community while infectious.
- NSW recorded 124 new COVID-19 cases yesterday — the worst day so far of the current Delta variant outbreak.
- Cockatoos learn to open wheelie bins Suzie Roessel has observed cockatoos learning from each other.
- (ABC News: Tim Swanston)Some cockatoos have learned how to open wheelie bin lids by observing each other, a scientific paper has confirmed.