Sydney Star fined for breaches to Covid-19 rules

The casino has received several inspections since reopening in June.
The casino has received several inspections since reopening in June.

The company has also received notice that a customer who visited the casino on July 4 has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

Australia.- The Star Entertainment Group has confirmed it has been fined for breaches of Covid-19 social distancing rules at The Star casino in Sydney.

The casino operator was fined AU$5,500 (US$3,831) by Liquor and Gaming NSW for having customers seen “standing and mingling between groups” on Saturday night.

It has also been informed by the New South Wales Government that a customer who visited the casino on July 4 has tested positive for Covid-19.

The group said on Monday: “The Star is working closely with NSW Health to respond to this information, including the conduct of contact tracing (which includes staff members)”.

The Sydney casino reopend on June 1, with safety measures being gradually relaxed over time. AGBrief reports there have been several inspections on recent weekends during which breaches to its safety plan were reported.

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