Coronavirus Australia Updates: Where NSW had the biggest job losses and gains during COVID-19

0
142
Coronavirus Australia Updates: Minister insists Federal Government had a COVID-19 plan for nursing homes
Coronavirus Australia Updates: Minister insists Federal Government had a COVID-19 plan for nursing homes

Sydney’s inner and eastern suburbs have experienced some of the biggest job losses in NSW while three regional areas have defied trends and recorded increases since the start of the pandemic, amid warnings these geographic disparities could continue for years.

Payroll jobs – workers who are paid employees – have fallen by nearly 9 per cent in Sydney’s inner city between March 14, the week Australia recorded its 100th case of COVID-19, and September 5, new data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics has shown.

READ  Tropical Cyclone Owen Boomerangs Over Northern Australia (Reports)

Sydney’s eastern suburbs, Botany, Rockdale, Auburn and Canterbury also recorded falls of between 7 and 8 per cent.

– Coles stores added to Victorian COVID exposure sites

READ  David Foster to be honoured during Juno Week, Report

The Health Department has updated its list of COVID-19 exposure sites in Victoria.

Anyone who was on the Lilydale train between Mitcham and Ringwood on Wednesday between 12.15-2.00pm should monitor for symptoms.

Two Coles stores in Mitcham have been added to the list of sites. If you attended the store in Victoria Avenue on September 19 about 3.15pm or the store at Mitcham shopping centre on Wednesday about 2pm, you may be at risk.

READ  Asa Hutchinson 'faces jail' in Dubai after witnessing fight in hotel lobby

Earlier today, health authorities told people to check for symptoms if they travelled on the 907 bus route to/from Mitcham on September 19 between 3-3.30pm or on 23 September between 12-2.30pm.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.