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New cases and venues of concern in Southern NSW

Southern NSW Local Health District (SNSWLHD) has been notified of 11 new COVID-19 cases in the 24 hours to 8.00pm last night.

This brings the total cases in SNSWLHD to 373 since the start of the current outbreak in June.

Of the 11 new cases:

  • Four new cases are in the Queanbeyan Palerang region. Two cases are linked to known cases. Two are in Karabar, one is in Jerrabomberra and one is in Queanbeyan.
  • Two new cases are in the Goulburn Mulwaree region and are linked to known cases. Both are in Goulburn.
  • Four new cases are in the Snowy Monaro region. All are under investigation. Two are in Cooma and two are in Jindabyne.
  • One new case is in the Bega Valley region and is under investigation. The case is in Bega.

Sadly, NSW Health is today reporting two deaths in Southern NSW.

A man in his 50s from Murrumbateman died at home. He was not vaccinated and was a patient of SNSWLHD’s Virtual Care Service.

A man in his 50s from Queanbeyan died at Canberra Hospital. He was not vaccinated and had underlying health conditions.

SNSWLHD extends its sincere condolences to both men’s loved ones.

SNSWLHD has been notified of new venues of concern associated with COVID-19 cases.

Anyone who visited one of these venues at the times listed is a casual contact and must immediately get tested and isolate until a negative result is received. Staff will be contacted separately by SNSWLHD’s Public Health Unit regarding their testing and isolation requirements.

Suburb

Venue

Address

Time

Bega

Caltex Woolworths

100 Gibbs Street

Tuesday 5 October

8.35am to 8.43am

 

Bega

Coles

Corner Parker and Carp Street

Thursday 7 October

2.45pm to 3.31pm

 

Cooma

Aldi

18 Hilton Street

Friday 1 October

3.30pm to 4.30pm

 

Jindabyne

Woolworths

Shop 1

Nuggets Crossing

Thursday 30 September

3.45pm to 4.15pm

 

Wednesday 4 October

2.00pm to 2.35pm

 

Jindabyne

Banjo Patterson Inn

1 Kosciuszko Road

Tuesday 28 September

6.45pm to 9.00pm

 

Jindabyne

Lake Jindabyne Hotel

21 McLure Circuit

Tuesday 28 September

8.30pm to 9.30pm

Jindabyne

Chong Yees Chinese Restaurant

17/33 Kosciuszko Road

Wednesday 29 September

12.00pm to 1.00pm

 

Jindabyne

BWS

Shop 1

Nuggets Crossing

Thursday 30 September

4.00pm to 4.25pm

 

Jindabyne

La Famiglia

Shop 2

2 Snowy River Ave

Friday 1 October

3.00pm to 10.00pm

 

 

If additional venues are identified through further contact tracing these will be announced as soon as they are known.

Anyone who checked in to a venue of concern during the times listed, using the Service NSW QR app, will be notified by SMS from NSW Health as soon as possible over the next 48 hours.

Everyone in the District should be alert for any symptoms that could signal COVID‑19, including headache, nausea, sore throat, runny nose, cough, loss of smell or taste, or fever. If symptoms appear, people must isolate and get tested immediately, and remain isolated until a negative result is received.

There are more than 500 COVID-19 testing locations across NSW. A full list of SNSWLHD’s clinic sites and hours is available on our website: https://www.snswlhd.health.nsw.gov.au/our-services/infectious-disease/covid-19

Those aged 12 years and above are now eligible for the COVID-19 vaccination. People can make bookings via the Commonwealth Government’s Vaccine Clinic Finder.

To help stop the spread of COVID-19:

Last updated: 10 October 2021
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