Two new cases of COVID-19 in the Southern Tablelands, one new cases in the Southern Highlands

Two new cases of COVID-19 in the Southern Tablelands, one new cases in the Southern Highlands

Two new cases of COVID-19 have been recorded in the Southern Tablelands and one in the Southern Highlands as of September 22, 8 pm.

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One new case was recorded in Goulburn and is linked to a known cases.

One new case was recorded in Queanbeyan and is under investigation.

This brings the total cases in Southern NSW Local Health District to 91 since the start of the current outbreak in June.

According to an email sent by the office of the Deputy Premier and Minister of Regional NSW John Barilaro, one new case of COVID-19 was recorded in the Southern Highlands overnight.

However according to the NSW Health website, there are 27 active cases of COVID-19 in the Wingecarribee local government area (LGA) and, 23 of those cases have no known source.

The total number of cases in the Wingecarribee LGA is 33 since the start of the current outbreak began in June.

Across NSW, 1063 cases of COVID-19 were recorded, and more than 139,000 people were tested for the virus in the 24 hour period up to September 22, 8 pm.

Residents 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.

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 and take hand sanitiser with you when you go out.
  • Keep your distance and 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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