A person who visited Star Sydney Casino has tested positive for covid19.
Sydney’s Star casino in Pyrmont released a statement Monday that it had been informed by NSW Health that a patron who visited The Star Sydney on the evening of Saturday, July 4 had returned a positive test for COVID-19.
The patron was on the casino premises between 7.30pm to 10.30pm.
“The Star is working closely with NSW Health to respond to this information, including the conduct of contact tracing which includes staff members,” the company said.
Statement from the star casino group
Entertainment Group Limited (ASX code: SGR) (The Star) has today been informed by NSW Health that a patron who visited The Star Sydney on Saturday, 4 July 2020 from around 7.30pm to 10.30pm has returned a positive test for COVID-19.
The Star is working closely with NSW Health to respond to this information, including the conduct of contact tracing (which includes staff members).
The Star refers to its ASX announcement dated 1 June 2020 regarding its restricted opening.
Since its restricted opening on 1 June 2020, The Star Sydney continues to operate in accordance with its COVID-Safe Plan (Plan). The Plan incorporates COVID-safe measures into The Star’s existing comprehensive work health and safety procedures.
The Plan incorporates spatial distancing measures, and hygiene and cleaning measures across the property including extensive intra-day cleaning and a daily comprehensive clean during a property shutdown between 6am and 10am. The Plan has been developed and endorsed by two independent health experts.
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