339 new COVID-19 cases reported for Mid North CoastFeb 10, 2022
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There were 339 new cases of COVID-19 reported in the Mid North Coast Local Health District to 4pm yesterday (9 February 2022) – including 278 positive rapid antigen tests (RATs) and 61 positive PCR tests*.
Sadly, Mid North Coast Health is reporting the deaths of five people with COVID-19 – four people from Port Macquarie-Hastings LGA (one person in their 80s and three people in their 90s) and one person in their 90s from Coffs Harbour LGA. We extend our sincere condolences to their loved ones.
One hundred and twenty-six are from Coffs Harbour Local Government Area (LGA), 125 are from Port Macquarie-Hastings LGA, 47 are from Kempsey LGA, 21 are from Bellingen LGA and 20 are from Nambucca Valley LGA.
There are 53 COVID-19 cases in Mid North Coast hospitals, with two people in intensive care.
There have been 18,969 cases reported in the district since June 2021.
At our Mid North Coast Health clinics, there were 112 tests conducted yesterday.
If you have tested positive to COVID-19 here’s a guide for managing it safely at home, if you are in a low risk category: https://www.health.nsw.gov.au/Infectious/factsheets/Pages/managing-covid-at-home.aspx?fbclid=IwAR3PQO2jH67B4Qle3MKf1erEMTSihlxMtwGE3rDdOEG8d9EUNMoQ9Rw_Gwo#COVID19
For COVID-19 updates, including testing and vaccination clinic details and information about self-isolation, visit: https://www.nsw.gov.au/
* Please note there may be some cases included in these numbers where people have reported positive RATs on multiple days and/or where people have also had a positive PCR test during the same reporting period.