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No further COVID-19 cases despite high testing numbers

There have been no locally acquired cases detected in Southern NSW Local Health District (SNSWLHD) since two cases were confirmed in the region on New Year’s Day.

Since 1 January 2021, more than 2,300 tests have been recorded in the region.

“We are thankful for the high testing numbers and the cooperation of close and casual contacts in our region,” says Tracey Oakman, Director of SNSWLHD’s Public Health Unit.

“Everyone has a part to play to help stop the spread of COVID-19 in our community. While we are pleased with the testing numbers, we need to stay extra vigilant.”

SNSWLHD 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, so that cases in the community are identified as quickly as possible.

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

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Last updated: 01 March 2021
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