NSW has recorded six locally acquired cases of COVID-19 linked to the western Sydney man whose positive result was reported on Saturday.
Five of the six cases were household contacts of the man after more than 12,700 tests were conducted in the 24 hours to 8pm on Saturday evening.
All new cases are believed to be linked to the Berala bottle shop cluster.
Premier Gladys Berejiklian urged more people to come forward for testing, especially those in close proximity to western Sydney suburbs.
“It’s really important to note that through households, it’s really easy to spread the virus, as we have seen, so in one household, we had six people get the virus,” Ms Berejiklian said on Sunday.
“What is really important is to make sure that given we are towards the tail end of this particular outbreak,…