NORTHERN NSW COVID UPDATE

There are 113 new COVID-19 cases in Northern New South Wales.

This brings the total number of cases in the region to 1771 since August 5th.

The Hunter New England Local Health District recorded the most cases in the past 24 hours recording 69.

Kyogle is experiencing its first day in lockdown and has recorded an additional two cases.

Fragments of the virus were detected in the sewerage at Hastings Point, Ballina, Quirindi, Armidale and Tamworth.

NSW Health is urging everyone in those areas to monitor the onset of symptoms.

If they appear, they should immediately be tested and isolate until receiving a negative result.

REGIONAL CASE NUMBERS

Hunter New England

There were 69 new cases across the Hunter New England LHD to 8pm last night. This brings the total number of cases in the District to 988 since 5 August 2021.

  • 23 in Lake Macquarie LGA
  • 20 in Newcastle LGA
  • 9 in Maitland LGA
  • 8 in Cessnock LGA
  • 3 in Muswellbrook LGA
  • 2 in Singleton LGA
  • 2 in Port Stephens LGA
  • 1 in Upper Hunter Shire LGA
  • 1 in Dungog Shire LGA

36 cases are linked to known cases, and 33 are under investigation.

Central Coast

There are 36 new cases reported in the Central Coast to 8pm last night, bringing the total cases in the LHD to 749.

17 are linked to known cases, and 19 cases are under investigation.

Northern NSW

5 new cases have been reported in NNSWLHD to 8pm last night.

  • 2 are in Kyogle
  • 1 case is in Casino
  • 1 in the Tweed,
  • 1 case is in Byron Bay

There have now been 12 locally acquired cases of COVID19 reported in the Northern NSW Local Health District since the current NSW outbreak began on 16 June 2021.

Mid-North Coast NSW

  • 3 cases have been reported in the Mid North Coast Local Health District overnight.
  • 2 cases are from the Kempsey region and are under investigation.
  • 1 case is from Port Macquarie and is linked to a known case.

There have been 22 cases reported in MNCLHD since the beginning of the current NSW outbreak.

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