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Seven new COVID-19 cases in Southern NSW

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

Of the seven new cases:

  • Two new cases are in the Queanbeyan Palerang region, one is linked to a known case and one is under investigation. One is in Googong and one in Karabar.
  • Three new cases are in Goulburn Mulwaree region, two are linked to known cases, and one is under investigation. All three are in Goulburn.
  • One new case in Bega Valley region. The case is in Tathra and under investigation.
  • One new case in Snowy Monaro region. The case is in Cooma and is linked to a known case.

This brings the total cases in SNSWLHD to 400 since the start of the current outbreak in June.

SNSWLHD has also been notified of a new venue of concern associated with a COVID-19 case.

Anyone who visited this venue 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

Eden

Post Office

140 Imlay Street

 

Wednesday 6 October 12.45pm – 1.45pm

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: 17 October 2021
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