A pupil in school in Sydney‘s Lower North Shore has tested positive for coronavirus.
Lane Cove West Public School will be “non-operational” tomorrow with classes moved online while contact tracing takes place.
“The school will be cleaned tomorrow prior to school resuming,” NSW Health said in a statement.
“The school will continue to support students with learning materials provided by classroom teachers using SeeSaw and Zoom.”
No information has been released about how the child in year two managed to contract COVID-19.
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It came as NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian said the damage caused to Victorian border towns such as Albury-Wodonga would deter any attempt to restrict movement between the states.
“For a community like Albury-Wodonga, they don’t see themselves as two separate cities, they see themselves as one neighborhood,” Ms Berejiklian advised ABC tv on Wednesday night time.
“A hard border closure would be detrimental to a part of the country that doesn’t have cases. We’re not in the business of having hard border closures.”
Victoria on Wednesday confirmed one other 20 circumstances of COVID-19 amid an outbreak in outer-suburban Melbourne, taking to 213 the variety of diagnoses over the previous 10 days. NSW on Wednesday reported 10 new circumstances – all in lodge quarantine – from 13,278 exams.
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Ms Berejiklian has repeatedly criticised interstate journey restrictions and stated she gained’t agree to frame closures with any of NSW’s neighbour states.
But she once more urged in opposition to journey to Melbourne, significantly its six present COVID-19 hotspots: the native authorities areas of Hume, Casey, Brimbank, Moreland, Cardinia and Darebin.
Residents of these hotspots shouldn’t be transferring across the neighborhood, the premier stated, and NSW companies ought to deny service to anybody from outer- suburban Melbourne.
She additionally implored NSW residents to keep away from visiting Melbourne altogether. But Ms Berejiklian stated she was assured her Victorian counterparts would get the outbreak underneath management earlier than drastic measures have been required.
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About 3159 COVID-19 circumstances have been reported in NSW to this point, with none in intensive care.
Ms Berejiklian once more inspired NSW residents to hunt testing in the event that they felt unwell.
Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt this week stated Australia’s worldwide borders would stay closed for “a very significant” period of time as world coronavirus an infection charges speed up, doubtlessly till a vaccine is secured.
The variety of coronavirus infections around the globe has exceeded 9.three million.