NSW has recorded just one new locally acquired case of COVID-19 another infection linked to the Great Beginnings childcare centre in Oran Park, in Sydney’s south-west.
- The Oran Park cluster has reached 19 COVID-19 cases, including six linked to the childcare centre
- There were 12,985 tests done in the latest reporting period
- Warnings have been issued for venues in and around Oran Park
There are now six cases associated with the centre.
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Victoria has recorded one new coronavirus case and no deaths overnight, bringing the rolling 14-day average down to 5.5 in metropolitan Melbourne.
The rolling average is the closest it has been to the required number 5 for the next round of restriction easing since the second wave began.
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