Sumary of New suburbs see rapid Covid rise:
- New suburbs in inner-city Sydney have been called out to urgently increase testing rates, as new cases suggest there is rapid spread of the virus in those areas.
- A new Covid testing site has been opened at Redfern Community Centre, while the mobile vaccination program, which delivers Pfizer doses, has been extended to locations in Ashfield, Zetland, Riverwood, Redfern and Burwood.
- “We are really very grateful to those people who have come forward for testing, that helps us block those chains of transmission,” Dr Chant said.
- ”Concerningly, fragments of the virus that causes COVID-19 have been detected at the Moruya, Port Macquarie, Trangie, Young, Brooklyn, Gerroa, Eden, Yass, Karuah, Tamworth, Dunbogan, and Dungog treatment plants.