NSW recorded 110 new locally acquired COVID-19 cases in the 24 hours to 8:00pm yesterday.
A total of 43 people were infectious while in the community.
Nearly 84,000 people were tested in the past 24 hours, which is the highest number of tests NSW has ever recorded in one day.
Key points from NSW Health on COVID-19 for 21 July 2021
• NSW recorded 110 new locally acquired cases of COVID-19 in the 24 hours to 8pm last night.
• 43 cases were infectious in the community. This shows the virus is still spreading rapidly.
• NSW Health thanks the community for coming forward for testing. High testing numbers are vital in detecting cases of COVID-19 in order to prevent further transmission, and to keep our friends and families safe. Don’t hesitate in coming forward for testing.
• New restrictions are now in place for the Orange City Council, Blayney Shire Council, and Cabonne Shire Council areas until 28 July. You should only leave your home if absolutely essential in these areas and the whole of Greater Sydney.
• Don’t visit other people’s houses, and don’t let others come visit you. This includes your mother, father, brother, sister, cousins etc
• You may not have symptoms, but you can still infect your loved ones.
• A reminder that you should not go to a doctor or pharmacy for COVID-19 symptoms without having had a COVID test.
• A person who lives in the Canterbury-Bankstown LGA and who works in health or aged care can only work outside of the LGA if the person has been tested for COVID-19 in the previous 72 hours. All authorised workers in Fairfield LGA who leave the LGA for work must be tested every 3 days. The person must also have evidence of the test available to their employer, the occupier of premises in which the person works or a police officer on request.
• Remember to book your vaccine today, especially those who are aged 40 or above.
• Visit nsw.gov.au for all information