COVID-19 cases in Yass, Queanbeyan

COVID-19 cases in Yass, Queanbeyan

Southern NSW Local Health District (SNSWLHD) has been notified of four new COVID-19 cases to 8pm on September 13.

Two cases are in Karabar (near Queanbeyan), one is in Batemans Bay and one is in Yass. All cases are isolating at home.

Both Karabar cases are close contacts of an existing COVID-19 case. The Yass case was announced on Monday, September 13 and is still under investigation. The Batemans Bay case is linked to previous cases in Batemans Bay.

There are no venues of concern for the Karabar or Batemans Bay cases at this stage.

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Venues of concern for Yass, Queanbeyan and Goulburn were announced last night and are on the SNSWLHD website.

Any further venues of concern that are identified through contact tracing will be announced as soon as they are known.

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.

Capital Pathology's Yass drive through clinic at Walker Park Sports Ground, Merriman Drive Yass 2582, has extended its hours to 8am to 4pm Tuesday - Friday this week.

There are more than 500 COVID-19 testing locations across NSW. A full list of SNSWLHD's clinic sites and hours is available on our website.

If you are eligible, please also come forward for vaccination as soon as possible. There are more than 200 mobile and outreach vaccination clinics across the state in addition to GPs and pharmacists. Check your eligibility here.

To help stop the spread of COVID-19:

  • If you are unwell, get tested and isolate right away - don't delay.
  • Wash your hands regularly. Take hand sanitiser with you when you go out.
  • Keep your distance. Leave 1.5 metres between yourself and others.
  • Wear a mask at all times when outside your home, except when exercising.

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This story COVID-19 cases in Yass, Queanbeyan first appeared on The Queanbeyan Age.