Byron Shire residents who may not be feeling well are being asked to get tested after a positive COVID-19 case has been confirmed.
The person is currently in the Lismore Base Hospital and NSW Health is investigating their movements after reportedly being in the Byron Shire from 31 July.
Byron Shire Mayor, Michael Lyon, said Council was told about the situation this morning and staff are now working with authorities on getting additional testing facilities open, including the Cavvanbah Centre on Ewingsdale Road at Byron Bay.
‘The first message is – if anyone is not feeling well please, please go and get tested,’ said Mayor Lyon.
‘Details about the positive COVID case are still emerging and NSW Police and NSW Health are working on this.
‘While these investigations are being done and information is being gathered people should be making sure they are checking in with QR codes whenever they go into a shop or business, wearing a face mask
and social distancing.’
People can find links to the latest advice on COVID-19 and restrictions on the Byron Shire Council website.
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