Three coronavirus cases have been reported in New South Wales.

They are two reported in the 24 hours to 8pm on Friday and a third overnight.

It brings the number of cases linked to the emerging Bondi cluster to six.

Of the new cases, one is a man in his 50s who lives in the eastern suburbs and attended the Westfield Bondi Junction Myer store.

The second case is a woman in her 40s from the eastern suburbs who attended a number of venues in Westfield Bondi Junction.

Mask wearing is again compulsory on Sydney public transport.
Mask wearing is again compulsory on Sydney public transport. Credit: AAP

A new case is a man in his 30s who lives in Sydney. He attended Westfield Bondi Junction.

This case will be included in Sunday’s numbers.

As the new cases grow, so too does the exposure sites list. It now includes several train lines, an IKEA store and several gardening supply outlets.

There were more than 26,600 test results processed in the reporting period.

Health Minister Brad Hazzard said the state remained on high alert.

“The issue that has become apparent in the course of the last few days is that this particular Delta virus is a near and present danger,” he said.

NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard.
NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard. Credit: JOEL CARRETT/AAPIMAGE

“It is a virus that is very capable of transmitting even when we have very fleeting proximity between the individual who is infectious and any of us who might be passing by.”

He urged those who have been “in or around” Westfield to be additionally vigilant for signs of the virus.

Restrictions have meanwhile been reintroduced in Sydney to combat a rapidly developing cluster.

Face masks are mandatory on public transport and recommended in all indoor settings.

“In relation to mask wearing, we are recommending that if you go to an indoor (Sydney) venue you wear a mask, whether it is a cinema, hospitality or front-line hospitality workers,” Premier Gladys Berejiklian said.

“Our intention is what we have announced today will get us through the next few days unless there are unexpected things that come up.

“If the situation changes of course we will have to come back and ask the community to do more.”

EXPOSURE SITES

A number of train lines and other venues have also been potentially exposed to COVID-19.

Anyone who attended the following venues or train routes is a casual contact and should test and isolate until a negative result is returned.

  • Plants Plus in Pennant Hills on June 12 between 12.30pm-12.45pm.
  • Flower Power Garden Centre in Glenhaven on June 12 between 2pm-2.30pm.
  • T2 Inner West and Leppington Line from Newtown Station to Central Station on June 13 from 2.55pm-3.01pm.
  • T4 Eastern Suburbs and Illawarra Line from Central Station to Bondi Junction Station on June 13 from 3.05pm or 3.11pm, arrived approx. 3.23pm or 3.26pm.
  • T4 Eastern Suburbs and Illawarra Line from Bondi Junction Station to Central Station on June 15 from 8.03am-8.15am.
  • T8 Airport and South Line from Central Station to Campbelltown Station on June 15 from 8.18am-9.16am.
  • T8 Airport and South Line from Campbelltown Station to Central Station on June 15 between 1.18pm-2.14pm.
  • T4 Eastern Suburbs and Illawarra Line from Central Station to Bondi Junction Station on June 15 between 2.19pm-2.33pm.

In addition, anyone who attended the following venues may have been exposed to COVID-19 and should monitor for symptoms.

  • Stocklands Merrylands Shopping Centre on June 14 between 1pm-3pm.
  • Birkenhead Point Brand Outlet on June 15 from 10am-2pm.
  • IKEA Tempe on June 16 between 10am-12pm.
  • Decathlon Tempe on June 16 between 12pm-12.30pm.

New South Wales records three new local cases of COVID-19 as Bondi Junction cluster grows
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