New South Wales has recorded 124 new Covid-19 cases after a record day of testing in Sydney with 48 of them infectious in the community and 57 still yet to be linked to known clusters.
Premier Gladys Berejiklian said despite attempts to restrict movement in the Fairfield LGA in the city’s south-west, health officials were finding high levels of ‘spillover’ of the highly-contagious Delta variant into the neighbouring Canterbury-Bankstown and Liverpool regions.
In her daily press conference, Ms Berejiklian warned residents to ‘assume anybody you’re in contact with someone who has the virus’.
She said many Covid-positive Sydneysiders were visiting chemists, buying groceries and performing essential work.
The 124 cases were detected from 85,185 tests to 8pm on Wednesday night, the most…