NSW Health has put out fresh alerts for a Blue Mountains school, eastern suburbs bus routes and a Western Sydney KFC outlet as the state records six new cases.

One of today’s new cases is from the Blue Mountains Grammar School, which is now being cleaned.

Close contacts are being identified and must get tested and isolate for 14 days.

The KFC alert is for the restaurant in in the Western Sydney suburb of Emerton.

Anyone who visited the restaurant on Monday, September 7 from 12:00pm to 9:30pm must monitor for symptoms and get tested if they appear.

Close contacts linked to the case have been told they must get tested and isolate for 14 days and stay isolated even if a negative result is returned.

Anyone who travelled on the following bus routes must monitor for symptoms and get tested if any develop.

  • 379 Bronte Beach to Bondi Junction station, September 7, 11:08am-11:24am
  • 316 Avoca Street, Randwick to Bondi Junction station, September 7, 10:44am-11:05am

Four of the new cases are linked to the Concord Hospital outbreak.

Another new case is a household contact of case connected to the St Paul’s Catholic College, Greystanes, cluster.

The other case is a returned traveller in hotel quarantine.

An alert remains for the Katoomba Aquatic Centre for September 4 from 11:30am to 1:30pm.

People are being asked to monitor for symptoms, however mild, and get tested.

The state carried out 20,211 tests in the last reporting period.

NSW Health deputy chief health officer Jeremy McAnulty urged people to keep coming forward for testing.

“COVID-19 continues to circulate in NSW so maintaining high rates of testing is vital. We urge anyone with even the mildest of symptoms to come forward for testing,” he said.

More to come.


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