NSW has recorded 12 new cases overnight, 11 of which were acquired within Australia.

In Victoria, Premier Daniel Andrews has announced 439 new COVID-19 cases and 11 deaths in the past 24 hours.

Three of the new cases in NSW are household contacts linked to a returned traveller from Victoria.

These are understood to be the rest of the family of four from Wagga Wagga who were reported on Monday.



Of the remaining eight cases, one is linked to Thai Rock Wetherill Park cluster (103 cases), two are linked to the Apollo restaurant at Potts Point (which has been associated with 22 cases, bringing the Potts Point cluster to 28) and five are linked to the Mounties Club cluster at Mount Pritchard (16 cases, and part of the 40 cases linked to the Bankstown funeral cluster).

NSW Chief Health Officer Dr Kerry Chant confirmed the diagnosis of a student at Bonnyrigg High School and two students at Greenway Park Public School in Sydney's south-west. All three cases are linked to the Mounties cluster, she said, but two will be counted in Wednesday's numbers.

The schools will remain closed on Tuesday.

The new cases bring NSW's total for the duration of the pandemic to 3620.

There were 12,876 tests recorded during the reporting period, compared to nearly 19,000 in the previous 24 hours.

"It is important to reiterate that, while most cases in the past week have been associated with local clusters and close contact with known cases, some have not been linked to known cases," Dr Chant said.

There are 110 coronavirus patients being treated by NSW Health. The majority of these patients are being treated at home, although there are six in intensive care and five of these patients are ventilated.

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