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The community is being urged to get tested, even for the mildest of symptoms.

COVID-19 cases in Port Macquarie-Hastings, Kempsey and Nambucca Valley LGAs

Oct 31, 2021
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There were 13 cases COVID-19 in the Mid North Coast Local Health District (MNCLHD) reported to 8pm yesterday (30 October).

Eight are from the Port Macquarie-Hastings Local Government Area (LGA), three are from Kempsey LGA and two are from the Nambucca Valley LGA.

Six of today’s cases are linked to a known case or cluster, five are household contacts of confirmed cases and the source of the infection of two cases is under investigation. Four of the cases reported today attended a funeral at Nambucca Heads on Saturday 23 October.

The North Coast Public Health Unit is urging anyone who attended the large funeral at Lions Park, Nambucca Headland on Saturday 23 October at 11am to please to come forward for COVID-19 testing if they have not already done so.

There have been 272 cases reported in the MNCLHD since the beginning of the current NSW outbreak.

The North Coast Public Health Unit is currently investigating the latest cases and contact tracing is underway.

For COVID-19 updates, including case locations and information about self-isolation, visit the NSW Government website.

COVID-19 testing rates remain high across the Mid North Coast with 989 tests conducted yesterday – 315 at Coffs Harbour, 293 at Kempsey and 201 at Port Macquarie.

We encourage anyone with even the mildest of cold-like symptoms to come forward for testing and isolate until a negative result is received.

There are 500 COVID-19 testing locations across NSW, many of which are open seven days a week. To find your nearest clinic visit the NSW Government website 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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