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Household contacts confirmed as new Goulburn COVID-19 cases

Southern NSW Local Health District (SNSWLHD) has been notified of two positive COVID-19 cases in the Goulburn area. These cases were reported overnight and will be included in tomorrow’s numbers.

Both cases are household contacts of the Goulburn case reported on 18 August 2021. There are no public exposure sites related to these cases.

The individuals were not active in the community for any portion of their infectious periods.

Southern NSW Local Health District is urging anyone feeling unwell – even with the mildest of symptoms such as a runny nose, scratchy or sore throat, cough, fever, shortness of breath, headache, tiredness, loss of taste or smell, nausea, diarrhoea or muscle aches – to self-isolate and seek COVID-19 testing.

 

Testing at Goulburn Base Hospital

Walk-in clinic, no booking required. Pre-register through SNSWLHD COVID-19 Triage line 1800 318 248.

Entry through the ‘old’ main entrance at Goulburn Base Hospital.

Address: 130 Goldsmith Street, Goulburn NSW 2580

Times: 9.00am – 3.00pm Monday – Sunday (correct until Sunday 22 August).

 

Testing at Capital Pathology

Drive through clinic, no booking required.

Address: Old Public Works Building, 2 Bourke Street. Enter via Bourke Street, south bound only. Exit into Combermere Street. Staff will attend to you in your vehicle and provide a QR code for you to complete registration on own device.

Times:

8.00am – 4.00pm Monday - Friday

8.00am - 12.00pm Saturday

Closed Sunday

 

If you are eligible, please also come forward for vaccination as soon as possible. There are more than 100 NSW vaccination clinics and outreach locations across the state. Check your eligibility at https://covid-vaccine.healthdirect.gov.au/eligibility

To help stop the spread of COVID-19:

For a list of testing clinics in the Southern NSW Local Health District Area go to: https://www.snswlhd.health.nsw.gov.au/our-services/infectious-disease/covid-19

For up-to-date statistics NSW Health

Read more COVID-19 FAQs

 

 

Last updated: 22 August 2021
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