New South Wales reports three new COVID-19 cases

New South Wales records just three new cases of coronavirus overnight as medic who cared for COVID patients contracts the virus New South Wales has reported just three new COVID-19 cases on Saturday Two cases were returned travellers who are currently staying in hotel quarantine One case is a staff member at Concord Hospital, in Sydney's inner west 

By Aidan Wondracz For Daily Mail Australia and Australian Associated Press

Published: 02:04 BST, 19 September 2020 | Updated: 02:39 BST, 19 September 2020

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New South Wales has reported three new COVID-19 cases overnight.

Two cases are from returned travellers currently staying in hotel quarantine.

The other case is a staff member who worked while potentially infectious at Concord Hospital, in Sydney's inner west. 

NSW Health said it was investigating how the staff member became infected.

'The case cared for patients with COVID-19 and further investigation is underway to identify how the infection was acquired. 

'Contact tracing is underway.'

New South Wales has reported three new COVID-19 cases overnight (pictured, two women wear face masks in Circular Quay)

New South Wales has reported three new COVID-19 cases overnight (pictured, two women wear face masks in Circular Quay)

The other case is a staff member at Concord Hospital, in Sydney's inner west

The other case is a staff member at Concord Hospital, in Sydney's inner west

Four people are currently being treated in intensive care units with two connected to respirators.   

NSW had six new COVID-19 cases in the 24 hours to 8pm on Thursday, with just one acquired locally and linked to a known cluster.

Five of the cases were returned overseas travellers in hotel quarantine.

The locally acquired case is a household contact

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