Sumary of NSW has 124 locally acquired virus cases:
- NSW has reported 124 new locally acquired cases of COVID-19, the highest daily number since the outbreak began in Sydney in mid-June.
- Premier Gladys Berejiklian warned cases numbers would rise again.
- “There’s no doubt, again, that we anticipate case numbers will continue to go up before they start coming down and we need to brace ourselves for that,” she said on Thursday.
- The spike in cases was recorded in the 24 hours to 8pm on Wednesday and was up from 110 the previous day.
- Of the 124 cases, 37 were in isolation throughout their infectious period, 22 were in isolation for part of their infectious period and 48 cases were infectious in the community.
- The isolation status of 17 cases remains under investigation.