NSW records 10 new cases, Queensland reports one

NSW records 10 new cases, Queensland reports one

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian said mask wearing will also be extended an additional week from Thursday when it was set to end in previously selected councils.

In addition, there are seven new cases reported overnight since 8pm, which will be included in tomorrow's figures. Two were announced yesterday and five more were reported to 8pm last night.

She added Dr Chant "foresaw" more cases in the cluster in household contacts.

A woman in her 20s from the city's eastern suburbs also tested positive and officials said her case is linked to the Bondi cluster.

"A very fleeting exchange or a very fleeting coexistence has actually allowed the virus to transfer and highlights how contagious it is".

The premier cited "an increased level of concern" over how transmissible the virus is.

"Unfortunately, a number of people who contracted the virus have done so in a very fleeting way, literally being within less than a metre [of] somebody but sharing the same airspace without any physical contact", Berejiklian said.

"If you've been to one of the close contact venues, you should have been contacted about being in isolation for the 14 days", NSW Chief Health Officer Dr Kerry Chant said.

Motorists are pictured lining up for testing at St Vincent's testing clinic in Bondi on Saturday.

Previously, anyone who was in the complex, including the vehicle park, on 12 or 13 June was told to get tested, but now anyone who was there from 14 to 18 June must also be swabbed. Sixteen people in New Zealand had been identified as having been in locations of interest in NSW and have been told to stay at home and be tested.

The sites include bus routes and locations in the Sydney CBD, Drummoyne, Parramatta, Hurstville, Castle Hill, Merrylands and Baulkham Hills.

'From one person alone we've had four or five cases. even if they infect one or two each, you can see how it grows exponentially'. All of Greater Sydney - not just the seven local government areas announced on Sunday - (excluding the Central Coast) will now be required to wear masks in public indoor venues, including while shopping, in theatres and when working in customer-facing hospitality and retail roles.

Visitation limits have also been imposed on aged care and disability facilities.

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