Sydney's Oran Park coronavirus cluster: fears outbreak could spread to towns ...

Fears coronavirus cluster in Sydney's outskirts could spread to tourist towns on the NSW south coast as state records five new infections NSW has recorded five new coronavirus cases including one local transmission Four are returned travellers, while the fifth case is linked to a cluster in Oran Park The new local case brings the Beginnings Childcare Centre cluster total to six Alerts have been issued for  Shellharbour South Beach and nearby Little Park There are alerts for Gregory Hills Hotel, 1500 United Cinema and a Woolworths Contact tracing is also underway for several bus routes in Sydney's south west 

By Tita Smith For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 02:02 BST, 18 October 2020 | Updated: 02:42 BST, 18 October 2020

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Health authorities fear a coronavirus cluster in Sydney's outskirts could spread to tourist towns on the NSW south coast as the state records five new infections. 

Four overseas travellers in quarantine tested positive to COVID-19 in the 24 hours to 8pm Saturday, bringing the total number of cases in NSW to 4,149. 

The one new locally acquired case is a close contact of cases linked to Great Beginnings Childcare Centre in Oran Park, in Sydney's south west. 

There are now six cases associated with the childcare centre, and 19 in total in the Oran Park community cluster. The centre has been closed since October 13 and will remain shut until October 28 and contact tracing and investigations continue. 

The one new locally acquired case is a close contact of cases linked to Great Beginnings Childcare Centre (pictured) in Oran Park, in Sydney's south west, bringing the cluster to six

The one new locally acquired case is a close contact of cases linked to Great Beginnings Childcare Centre (pictured) in Oran Park, in Sydney's south west, bringing the cluster to six

Those who attended Great Beginnings Childcare Centre between 2- 13 October close contacts and have been urged to get tested immediately and self-isolate for a full 14 days from when they last attended. 

Warnings have also been issued for two locations on the south coast attended by positive cases, which include Shellharbour South Beach, south of Wollongong, and nearby Little Park. 

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