366 new COVID-19 cases, five deaths for Mid North CoastFeb 08, 2022
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There were 366 new cases of COVID-19 reported in the Mid North Coast Local Health District to 4pm yesterday (7 February 2022) – including 336 positive rapid antigen tests (RATs) and 30 positive PCR tests*.
Sadly, Mid North Coast Health is reporting the deaths of five people with COVID-19 – two people in their 90s from Port Macquarie-Hastings LGA and three people from Coffs Harbour LGA (one in their 70s and two in their 80s). We extend our sincere condolences to their loved ones.
One hundred and thirty-two cases are from Port Macquarie-Hastings Local Government Area (LGA), 115 are from Coffs Harbour LGA, 64 are from Kempsey LGA, 34 are from Nambucca Valley LGA and 21 are from Bellingen LGA.
There are 56 COVID-19 cases in Mid North Coast hospitals, with two people in intensive care.
There have been 18,289 cases reported in the district since June 2021.
At our Mid North Coast Health clinics, there were 140 tests conducted yesterday.
For COVID-19 updates, including testing and vaccination clinic details and information about self-isolation, visit the NSW Government website.
If you have tested positive to COVID-19 you can find more information about managing it safely at home, if you are in a low risk category, on the NSW Health website.
* 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.