Anyone who attended the restaurant for more than an hour at these times should get tested immediately and self-isolate for 14 days regardless of the result, NSW Health said. Anyone who attended for less than an hour during these times should monitor for symptoms and get tested immediately if they develop.
The restaurant’s owners must provide detailed records to authorities and demonstrate compliance with COVID-19 restrictions and develop a safety plan before they are allowed to re-open.
NSW Deputy Chief Health Officer Dr Jeremy McAnulty has called on people in the south-western Sydney suburbs of West Hoxton, Hoxton Park, Middleton Grange, Horningsea Park, Carnes Hill, Edmondson Park, Denham Court, Prestons, Busby and Miller to come forward for testing.
In Queensland, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk again ruled out any change to her state’s border policy, barring travellers from greater Sydney until the beginning of December at the earliest. People who live and work in the rest of NSW were allowed into Queensland from Tuesday, but residents and workers in Sydney’s 32 local government areas remain locked out.
Ms Palaszczuk said on Tuesday there was no change to her stance.
“We said very clearly that we would make those decisions at the end of the month,” she said.
However Queensland has already agreed to the national cabinet’s “aspiration” that all state borders would be lifted by Christmas.
NSW detected two new cases in hotel quarantine recorded in the 24 hours to 8pm on Monday, bringing the state’s case total since the start of the pandemic to 4246.