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New COVID-19 diagnosis is close contact of previous Kempsey case

Sep 25, 2021

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There has been one new case of COVID-19 in the Mid North Coast Local Health District (MNCLHD) reported to 8pm yesterday, Friday 24 September.

The new case is a close contact of a previously reported case diagnosed in Kempsey on Saturday 18 September.

There have been 13 cases reported in the MNCLHD since the beginning of the current NSW outbreak.

MNCLHD is operating a walk-in Pfizer vaccination clinic at Kempsey District Hospital on Saturday and Sunday (25 and 26 September) from 10am to 2pm.

COVID-19 vaccination is available through GPs, pharmacies, respiratory clinics and Aboriginal Medical Services, along with MNCLHD clinics and hubs. For more information on COVID-19 vaccination go to the Australian Government website.

We are urging everyone to monitor for the onset of COVID-19 symptoms, and if they appear, to immediately be tested and isolate until a negative result is received.

COVID-19 testing clinics are located across the Mid North Coast including a drive-through clinic at Riverside Park, Kempsey, which is open from 8am to 2pm on weekends and 8am to 4pm on weekdays (walk-in testing is available).

A full list of COVID-19 testing clinic locations and opening hours are listed on the NSW Government website.

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