By Isabelle Stackpool For Daily Mail Australia
Published: 02:08 BST, 3 October 2020 | Updated: 02:36 BST, 3 October 2020
New South Wales has reported just one new coronavirus case on Saturday, a returned traveller in hotel quarantine.
This marks the state's eighth day of zero new cases acquired within the community.
The promising figures are bolstering hopes Queensland will open its border to New South Wales within weeks.
New South Wales (premier Gladys Berejiklian pictured) recorded just one coronavirus case in a traveller in hotel quarantine on Saturday. It marks the state's eighth day of zero new cases acquired within the community
Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said she would relax her border restrictions next month if NSW continued to record zero 'unlinked' cases of community transmission
At least 10,334 coronavirus tests were performed in the last 24 hours.
NSW Health are currently treating 51 people for COVID-19 with two in intensive care.
The state has recorded a total of 4,043 coronavirus cases and 55 deaths.
Queensland premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has promised to reopen the border as long as NSW goes 28 days without any 'unlinked' cases of community transmission of