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Chief Executive NNSWLHD Wayne Jones has released an update of COVID-19 stats for the area.
‘As at 8pm Friday, 10 April, there were 53 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in residents of the Northern NSW Local Health District, with two new cases having been confirmed since the last update on Thursday.’

NNSWLHD cases by likely source of infection:

‘Of the NNSWLHD cases, there are currently two patients with COVID-19 being cared for in our hospitals, one of these in ICU,’ said Mr Jones.
Breakdowns by Local Government Area can be found on the NSW Health website:
https://www.health.nsw.gov.au/Infectious/diseases/Pages/covid-19-lga.aspx
‘As more information is gathered each day due to ongoing surveillance of existing cases, the counts reported on a particular day may vary.’
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‘All our COVID-19 clinics remain open over the Easter long weekend.’
These are located at:
Byron Central Hospital – open 10am-4pm
The Tweed Hospital – open 10am-6pm
Lismore Base Hospital – open 10am – 6pm
Grafton Base Hospital – open 10am – 6pm.


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