A Kmart store in Sydney has had to shut down and get deep cleaned after a staff member was found positive for coronavirus.

The Casula store, in the same suburb as the small Crossroads Hotel outbreak, has been temporarily shut down.

The 18 year old employee was found to be friends with one of the workers from the Crossroads Hotel who tested positive this week.

These small clusters of the virus have forced NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian to re-enforce stricter pub restrictions. 

Australia has had 9788 COVID-19 cases in total with 3301 of those from New South Wales.