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Three new COVID-19 cases in Southern NSW


Southern NSW Local Health District is urging community members to continue to come forward for vaccination and to be alert for any symptoms that could signal COVID-19 following notification of three new COVID-19 cases in the 24 hours to 8.00pm last night.

All of the new cases are in the Queanbeyan Palerang region (two are in Queanbeyan and one in Jerrabomberra). One of the Queanbeyan cases is linked to a known case. The other cases are under investigation.

This brings the total cases in SNSWLHD to 534 since the start of the current outbreak in June.

Everyone aged 12 years and over is eligible for a free COVID-19 vaccination. COVID-19 vaccines have proven to be safe, effective and life-saving.

NSW Health state-run clinics are now offering a booster dose, using the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, to individuals aged 18 and over.

This booster shot will help people maintain a high level of protection against the COVID-19 virus, including the Delta variant.

People aged 18 years and older may receive a booster at least six months after receiving their second dose of any of the COVID-19 vaccines registered for use in Australia.

First, second and booster vaccinations can be booked through the COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Finder.

Anyone developing COVID-19 symptoms such as headache, nausea, sore throat, runny nose, cough, loss of smell or taste, or fever, 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.

To help stop the spread of COVID-19:

Last updated: 19 November 2021
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