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New cases and venues in the South East

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Of the 496 new locally acquired cases recorded across the state, Southern NSW has reported six new cases to 8pm last night and new venues of concern have been identified in Bega, Eden, Cooma and Thredbo.

  • One new case has been recorded in the Bega Valley. The case is in Bega and is under investigation.
  • One new case has been recorded in the Eurobodalla. The case is in Batemans Bay and is under investigation.
  • Two new cases are in the Snowy Monaro region. One is linked to known cases. One case is in Jindabyne and one is in Crackenback.
  • One new case is in the Queanbeyan Palerang region. The case is in Queanbeyan and is under investigation.
  • One new case is in Goulburn Mulwaree region. The case is in Goulburn and is under investigation.

It brings the total active case numbers to 72 in the Snowy Monaro, 23 in the Eurobodalla and 8 in the Bega Valley. 

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 Southern NSW Local Health District (SNSWLHD) has been notified of new venues of concern associated with COVID-19 cases.

Anyone who visited one of these venues at the times listed is a casual contact and must immediately get tested and isolate until a negative result is received.

Staff will be contacted separately by SNSWLHD’s Public Health Unit regarding their testing and isolation requirements.

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If additional venues are identified through further contact tracing these will be announced as soon as they are known.

Anyone who checked in to a venue of concern during the times listed, using the Service NSW QR app, will be notified by SMS from NSW Health as soon as possible over the next 48 hours.

Everyone in the District should be alert for any symptoms that could signal COVID-19, including headache, nausea, sore throat, runny nose, cough, loss of smell or taste, or fever.

If symptoms appear, people must isolate and get tested immediately, and remain isolated until a negative result is received.

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