Penrith on alert after COVID-19 case visits local BBQ store

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A Penrith BBQ store has been added to the ever-growing list of COVID-19 venue alerts, as the latest outbreak continues to worsen.

Anyone who attended Barbeques Galore on Mulgoa Road on Tuesday, July 6 between 3pm and 3.15pm is considered a close contact and must get tested and isolate for 14 days regardless of the result.

It is the first time a Penrith venue has appeared on the alert list since the start of this outbreak.

Penrith along with the rest of Greater Sydney, the Blue Mountains, Central Coast and Wollongong remain in lockdown tonight, with 50 new cases of COVID-19 reported in the community today.

There are currently four active cases of COVID-19 in the Penrith Local Government Area – all in the suburb of St Clair.

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