Hundreds of drinkers at THREE Sydney pubs are forced into quarantine after a coronavirus-infected patron met up with friends – as officials plead with locals to get tested
- Hundreds of pubgoers in quarantine after patrons visited popular drinking holes
- Those at Village Tavern Auburn on six days in the past month must get tested
- Patrons who visited Auburn Hotel on January 12 must follow same health orders
Hundreds of pubgoers have been forced to quarantine after patrons visited three popular drinking holes in western Sydney while infected with COVID-19.
New South Wales Health said anyone who attended the Village Tavern in Auburn in western Sydney on six days across December and January must self-isolate until they receive a negative test.
Punters who visited the Auburn Hotel on January 12 from 6pm until close must follow the same health orders.
Hundreds of pubgoers have been forced into quarantine on Monday after patrons infected with coronavirus visited three pubs across western Sydney. Pictured are passengers at a Sydney light rail stop wearing face masks on Monday
SYDNEY VENUES ON HIGH ALERT FOR COVID-19 EXPOSURE
Auburn – Village Tavern. Monday 28 – Tuesday 29 December. 6pm Monday – 4am Tuesday
Auburn – Village Tavern. Thursday 7 – Friday 8 January. 6pm Thursday – 4am Friday.
Auburn – Village Tavern. Wednesday 13 – Thursday 14 January. 6pm Wednesday – 4am Thursday.
Berala – Berala Hotel. Wednesday 30 December. 6pm to close.
Auburn – Auburn Hotel. Tuesday 12 January. 6pm to close.
The alert has also been issued for those who visited the Berala Hotel on December 30 from 6pm until close.
Those who went to the Auburn Central shopping centre at any point since January 1 should watch for symptoms and get tested if they occur.
NSW Health has meanwhile urged anyone across the state suffering from even the mildest symptoms of the virus to come forward for a test.
The state remains on high alert after health authorities in NSW recorded six locally-acquired cases of coronavirus overnight.