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COVID-19 update – 12 May 2021

12 May 2021


NSW COVID-19 update

Last week there were two confirmed cases of community transmission of COVID-19 in NSW. If you have been to any of these locations during the time and date indicated you are a close contact of a confirmed COVID-19 case and must get tested immediately and self-isolate for 14 days.

SuburbVenueAddressDate and time
Bondi JunctionScreening of The Courier at Event CinemasWestfield Bondi Junction 500 Oxford Street, Bondi Junction, NSW6pm to 8pm on Friday 30 April 2021
BrookvaleRug Cleaning Repairs Hand Rug Wash Sydney8/52-54 Sydenham Road, Brookvale, NSW12:30pm to 1pm on Tuesday 4 May 2021
CollaroyAlfresco Emporium1021 Pittwater Road, Collaroy, NSW1pm to 2pm on Tuesday 4 May 2021
Moore ParkThe Stadium ClubEntertainment Quarter at 122 Lang Road, Moore Park, NSW11:30am to 12:30pm on Monday 3 May 2021
PaddingtonBarbetta2 Elizabeth Street, Paddington, NSW1:30pm to 2:30pm on Friday 30 April 2021
Rose BayThe Royal Sydney Golf ClubKent Road, Rose Bay, NSW5:15pm to 10pm on Monday 3 May 2021
Rushcutters BayFigo Restaurant3/56-60A Bayswater Road, Rushcutters Bay, NSW8:45pm to 11pm on Friday 30 April 2021
SydneyDistrict Brasserie2 Chifley Square, Sydney, NSW11am to 12pm on Friday 30 April 2021
SydneyHineSight Optometrist61-101 Phillip Street, Sydney, NSW12pm to 1pm on Friday 30 April 2021

If you have visited any of the below locations you are a casual contact and must get tested immediately and self-isolate until you get a negative result.

SuburbVenueAddressDate and time
AnnandaleBarbeques Galore AnnandaleG1/212-220 Parramatta Road, Annandale, NSW2pm to 3pm on Saturday 1 May 2021
BalgowlahSMITH MADE14/28 Roseberry Street, Balgowlah, NSW2:30pm to 2:45pm on Tuesday 4 May 2021
Bondi BeachBondi Trattoria34 Campbell Parade, Bondi Beach, NSW12:45pm to 1:30pm on Thursday 29 April 2021
Bondi JunctionThe Meat Store262 Oxford Street, Bondi Junction, NSW3pm to 4pm on Sunday 2 May 2021
CasulaBarbeques Galore CasulaThe Crossroads Unit 12B Parkers Farm Place, Casula, NSW3:35pm to 4:05pm on Saturday 1 May 2021
Double BayChemist Warehouse Double Bay459-463 New South Head Road, Double Bay, NSW3:45pm to 4pm on Tuesday 4 May 2021
Double BayWoolworths Double BayKiaora Lane and Kiaora Road, Double Bay, NSW10:45am to 11am on Monday 3 May 2021
Double BayWoolworths Double BayKiaora Lane and Kiaora Road, Double Bay, NSW4:05pm to 4:15pm on Tuesday 4 May 2021
HaymarketXOPPMezzanine level 1 Little Pier Street, Haymarket, NSW1:30pm to 2:30pm on Wednesday 28 April 2021
MascotBP Runway, MascotCnr Butler Road and General Holmes Dr, Mascot, NSW4:30pm to 5pm on Saturday 1 May 2021
Moore ParkAzure CaféEntertainment Quarter Shop 5a Building 205 at 122 Lang Road, Moore Park, NSW 202112:30pm to 1pm on Monday 3 May 2021
SilverwaterJoe’s Barbeques & Heating142 Silverwater Road, Silverwater, NSW1:30pm to 2:30pm on Saturday 1 May 2021
SilverwaterTucker Barbecues138 Silverwater Road, Silverwater, NSW1:30pm to 2:30pm on Saturday 1 May 2021
SydneyFratelli FreshWestfield Sydney F5 Pitt Street, Sydney, NSW1:15pm to 2:15pm on Tuesday 27 April 2021

Visit the NSW Health website for regular updates. 

NSW restrictions

Restrictions that were due to end on 10 May have been extended. The updated NSW COVID-19 restrictions apply to Greater Sydney, including Wollongong, Central Coast and Blue Mountains, now until 17 May. These restrictions include:

  • household visitors limited to 20 people, including children
  • mask wearing is compulsory in all public indoors venues, for front-of-house hospitality staff, and on public transport
  • no singing by audiences at indoor shows or by congregants at indoor places of worship
  • no dancing at indoor hospitality venues or nightclubs, excluding weddings
  • no drinking while standing up at indoor venues
  • visitors to aged care facilities will be limited to two people.

Weekly update: COVID-19 vaccine roll-out

There are now threestate vaccination clinics in the central and eastern Sydney region – Homebush, RPA and St George. People aged less than 50 years who are part of Phase 1a and Phase 1b (this includes health, aged care and disability workers)can obtain the Pfizer vaccine from these clinics. 

Located at Sydney Olympic Park, the new Homebush clinic will have the capacity to administer 30,000 vaccines each week. It is open six days a week from 8.00 am – 8.00 pm. To register use this link

The St George Hospitalhub is open Monday to Fridayand is offering the Pfizer vaccine all days except Wednesday.Walk-ins will be accepted until Friday 4 June or you can bookthe Pfizer vaccineusing this link and AstraZeneca using this link.

As of 3 May, any Australian aged over 50 years can now get a COVID-19 vaccine from any one of our GP Respiratory Clinics. Several general practices have also already opened up to people aged over 50, and all COVID-vaccinating general practices will be offering the vaccine to those aged over 50 starting next Monday.

Vaccine hesitancy webinar

Don’t miss thevaccine hesitancy webinartonight at 7.00pm. The webinar will cover:

  • a clinical update on vaccines and latest safety issues from Prof Kristine McCartney (NCIRS)
  • A GP perspective on the opportunities and challenges with Dr Duncan McKinnon (GP Bega Valley Medical Centre)
  • Communicating with people about the vaccine with Prof Julie Leask (The University of Sydney)
  • Live panel discussion.

COVID-19 near me

If you want to check locations visited by COVID-19 cases near you the following website offers a helpful interactive map: