Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Coronavirus Pandemic

Man in his 20s among latest COVID-19 deaths

A man in his 20s with COVID-19 has died in Nepean Hospital.

Two more COVID deaths at Nepean Hospital; alert for Emu Plains optometrist

Two more COVID-infected patients have died at Nepean Hospital, as 67 new cases of the virus are reported in the Penrith Local Government Area (LGA).

“Forgotten”: Mayor doubles down on call for new vaccine hub in Penrith

Penrith Council has again called on the State Government and NSW Health to implement a new vaccine hub in the local area.

Vaccine deadline extended for authorised workers

Authorised workers from Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Concern have been given until September 19 to have their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, in a late reprieve ahead of tomorrow's initial deadline.

Schools to re-open tomorrow after COVID scares; 66 new cases in Penrith LGA

66 new COVID-19 cases reported in the Penrith LGA.

1431 cases, 12 deaths: Horror day for NSW

NSW has recorded a record 1,431 daily cases of COVID-19 in the community.

Bunnings stores back open for retail customers from Monday

Penrith's two Bunnings stores will reopen to retail customers on Monday.

Weddings are back, so what are the new rules?

Small wedding ceremonies will be allowed in NSW under new COVID-19 safety rules from tomorrow.

Community COVID Q&A with Dr Nhi Nguyen

The community will have the chance to be a part of a COVID-19 discussion and Q&A tomorrow night with a leading local specialist. On Thursday,...

State MP calls for Orchard Hills to be removed from ‘suburbs of concern’

It’s the suburb with zero active cases of COVID-19, but Orchard Hills residents remain under harsh lockdown rules after being labelled one of the 12 suburbs of concern in Penrith.

Calls for vax hub at St Marys continue to go unanswered

Local representatives have doubled down on calls for a mass vaccination hub at St Marys.

“Policy without heart”: Council demands seat at the table

Penrith City Council has launched a stunning attack on the State Government, demanding a meeting with Premier Gladys Berejiklian over current health orders that continue to divide the city.

Click, collect and drive: How buying a car has changed in lockdown

You would click and collect your groceries, but would you do it for a new car?

COVID alert for Panthers Vaccination Hub

There's been a COVID-19 exposure at the Panthers Vaccination Hub in Penrith.

Postcode breakdown: Where the latest local COVID-19 cases reside

86 cases of COVID-19 were reported in the Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District to 8pm last night.

Two local schools closed due to COVID cases

Colyton High School and Ropes Crossing Public School will both be closed today after being linked with cases of COVID-19.

Five COVID cases linked to Edinglassie in Penrith

A COVID-19 outbreak has emerged at an aged care home in Penrith.

COVID testing site set alight at North St Marys

Premier Gladys Berejiklian has slammed those responsible for setting a COVID-19 testing clinic alight at North St Marys.

Fourth death recorded in Nepean outbreak; weddings back with five guests

A woman in her 70s has become the fourth person to die after acquiring COVID-19 inside Nepean Hospital.

Entire Penrith LGA may face tighter restrictions; HSC officially delayed

The entire Penrith Local Government Area (LGA) is on the verge of being listed as an Area of Concern as COVID-19 case numbers continue to rise.