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COVID-19 update

Eighteen new Mid North Coast COVID-19 cases have been reported overnight.

Two new COVID-19 cases bring local total to 18

Sep 29, 2021

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There have been two cases of COVID-19 reported in the Mid North Coast Local Health District (MNCLHD) overnight. These cases will be included in tomorrow’s NSW Health figures.

The cases are from the same South West Rocks household. The North Coast Public Health Unit is currently investigating these cases and contact tracing is underway. We will provide more information as soon as it is available, including potential exposure venues of public concern.

There have been 18 cases reported in the MNCLHD since the beginning of the current NSW outbreak.

A Queensland resident who was tested in Tweed Heads has been notified as a case in the NSW numbers today. The man in his 40s works as a delivery driver.

The case has been infectious in NSW since 27 September and has visited venues in:

  • Tweed Heads
  • Byron Bay
  • Ballina
  • Coffs Harbour
  • Kempsey
  • Port Macquarie
  • Taree
  • Newcastle
  • Erina
  • Sydney (Narrabeen, Collaroy, Manly, Freshwater, Brookvale).

Contact tracing is underway. The case is in the Special Health Accommodation in Sydney.

We ask the community to please remain vigilant and come forward for testing for even the mildest symptoms of COVID-19.  Please continue to practise COVID-safe measures at all times.

There are more than 500 COVID-19 testing locations across NSW. Find a clinic at COVID-19 testing clinics or contact your GP.

We encourage people to get vaccinated against COVID-19 as soon as they are able to. Find available bookings at the Australian Government’s COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Finder (previously Eligibility Checker), or you can also call Health Direct on 1800 571 155 for assistance to book. 

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