Wearing masks and good hand hygiene will help keep us safeJan 18, 2022
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There were 439 new cases of COVID-19 reported in the Mid North Coast Local Health District to 8pm yesterday (17 January 2022) – including 254 positive rapid antigen tests (RATs) and 185 positive PCR tests*.
Sadly, Mid North Coast Health is reporting the death of a person aged in their 80s from Coffs Harbour LGA. We extend our sincere condolences to their loved ones.
Of the 185 positive PCR tests, 72 are from Port Macquarie-Hastings Local Government Area (LGA), 49 are from Coffs Harbour LGA, 44 from Kempsey LGA, 13 from Nambucca Valley LGA and seven from Bellingen LGA.
There are 61 COVID-19 cases in Mid North Coast hospitals, with three people in intensive care.
There have been 9,000 cases reported in the district since June 2021.
At our Mid North Coast Health clinics, there were 692 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.