Health authorities in NSW have confirmed eight new coronavirus infections in the 24 hours to 8.00pm yesterday.

One of them is a returned traveller in hotel quarantine and the other seven are all linked to known clusters.

There were more 23,000 tests conducted in the reporting period.

NSW Health is warning people who were at a Bunnings and an Aldi in Sydney’s west recently they are considered casual contacts of a confirmed infection.

The alert has been issued for people who attended Aldi in North Strathfield on September 1 from 10.00am to 10.30am and Bunnings in Padstow on August 27 from 12.00pm to 2.00pm.

People who attended the venues at those times are being told to isolate and get tested if they develop COVID-19 symptoms.

Of the seven known cases, three are linked to the CBD cluster and two are linked to St Paul’s Catholic College Greystanes in Western Sydney.

Two are household contacts of cases linked to Liverpool Hospital.

More to come.


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