13th March 2020
Like so many others, I'm increasingly concerned about the amount of misinformation getting around on social media.
Please, I really encourage everyone to rely only on information distributed by NSW Health along with its federal counterpart.
Here's the latest update, and please note the links to proper information and the hotline number 1800 022 222.
?? COVID-19 Update: What you need to know ??
The total number of confirmed cases in NSW is 78 (as at 1pm today). The majority of these are overseas acquired, and the others are contacts of confirmed cases. There are also some cases we are still identifying the link, reaching out to contacts and tracking to ensure we prevent further spread. ?? Known flights with confirmed cases of COVID-19 can be found at
?? World Health Organization (WHO) has announced that COVID-19 is a pandemic.
?? The Australian Government announced a $2.4 billion health package to protect all Australians, including vulnerable groups such as the elderly, those with chronic conditions and Indigenous communities, from the COVID-19 http://bit.ly/COVID-19-Aus-Gov
?? All NSW public schools are currently operational, please continue to check https://education.nsw.gov.au/public-schools/school-safety for updates.
?? More info and advice on COVID-19 ?? http://bit.ly/novel-coronavirus-covid-19