PUBLIC HEALTH ALERT – FLIGHT AND NEW VENUES

NSW Health has been notified of a flight from Brisbane to Sydney associated with a confirmed case of COVID-19.

Anyone who was on the below flight at the time and date listed is a close contact and must get tested and isolate, regardless of the result.

Flight number Date Departure location and time Arrival location and time
QF509 (Qantas) Saturday 9 October Brisbane at 7.10am Sydney at 9.45am

 

Vaccinated close contacts are now only required to isolate for seven days, if a test on the sixth day after exposure is negative. For the next seven days, vaccinated close contacts must still work from home where practicable, not attend hospitality settings such as cafes and restaurants, or attend high-risk settings.

Close contacts who are unvaccinated, partially vaccinated, or received their second vaccination within 14 days of their exposure must continue to isolate for the full 14-day period, regardless of their test result. All close contacts must get tested again on day 12.

NSW Health sends a text message to people who have checked in at close-contact venues with further information. We also contact close contacts to advise of isolation and testing requirements.

In addition, NSW Health has been notified of new casual contact venues of concern across NSW that are associated with confirmed cases of COVID-19.

To view these new venues, please visit the NSW Government website.

Anyone who visited one of these venues at the times listed is a casual contact and must immediately get tested and isolate until a negative result is receivedCasual contacts should also get a test on day six, but do not have to isolate while waiting for this result, if they are well.

Please continue to check this page regularly, as the list of venues of concern and relevant health advice are being updated as new cases emerge and investigations continue.

Anyone with even the mildest of cold-like symptoms is urged to immediately come forward for testing and isolate until a negative result is received.

There are more than 500 COVID-19 testing locations across NSW, many of which are open seven days a week. To find your nearest clinic visit COVID-19 testing clinics or contact your GP. This message is intended for the addressee named and may contain confidential information. If you are not the intended recipient, please delete it and notify the sender.

Views expressed in this message are those of the individual sender, and are not necessarily the views of NSW Health or any of its entities.