Visitors from all states welcomed as NSW records another COVID-free day

Visitors from all states welcomed as NSW records another COVID-free day

December 13, 2020

NSW has recorded no locally acquired cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.

Three cases of COVID-19 were reported in overseas travellers, bringing the total number of cases in NSW since the pandemic began to 4453.

From today, people entering NSW from South Australia will not be required to declare their arrival and will not be subject to any other restrictions.

NSW Health is concerned testing numbers are falling and urges the community to remain vigilant. There were 9133 tests reported to 8pm yesterday last night, falling from 10,214 the night before.

NSW Health is also encouraging residents of Batemans Bay and south-western Sydney to be tested if they have any flu-like symptoms after fragments of the SARS-CoV-2, were found in the Batemans Bay and Liverpool sewerage treatment plants.

Victoria has recorded one new case of COVID-19 in quarantine and processed 6233 tests in the reporting period to Sunday morning. The case brought the total number of positive cases in returned air travellers to six.

Victoria has not had a community case for more than six weeks.

Queensland has also reported zero local cases and one in the state’s hotel quarantine program.

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