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Sydney supermarket added to list of places visited by community transmission case

NSW recorded no new locally acquired cases of COVID-19 on Friday despite a surge in the number of tests as social distancing and other restrictions remain this weekend.

Woolworths Double Bay has been added to the list of places visited by one of the two recent cases behind the latest community transmission of the virus.

St Vincent’s Hospital staff conduct COVID-19 tests at their clinic in Darlinghurst on Thursday.

St Vincent’s Hospital staff conduct COVID-19 tests at their clinic in Darlinghurst on Thursday.Credit:Photo: Kate Geraghty

Six new cases acquired overseas were reported on Friday night from 22,153 tests conducted across the state, up from 13,339 tests on Thursday.

There were 5234 vaccinations administered on Friday, bringing the NSW total to 762,458. Most of these jabs (527,733) were administered by the GP network and other providers.

Social restrictions for greater Sydney including Wollongong, Central Coast and the Blue Mountains remain in effect until midnight on Sunday and household visitors are limited to 20 guests, including children.

Masks are compulsory on public transport and in all public indoor venues, such as retail, theatres, hospitals, aged care and for front-of-house hospitality staff.

Masks are not required in gyms or other similar facilities like indoor pools or dance studios.

Drinking while standing up at indoor venues is not allowed. Singing at indoor shows or at indoor places of worship is not allowed.

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