The Northern Rivers community has been shocked this morning by rumours surrounding a confirmed COVID-19 at Lismore Base Hospital of a man who may have spent time in Byron Bay over the last week.
While the Northern NSW Local Health District is yet to comment, at a press conference that ended just a few minutes ago, NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian noted the Byron Bay case.
‘There is call out for everybody in and around the Byron Bay community to come forward and get tested.
‘The Northern Rivers community is on high alert – at this stage there won’t be any further action taken.
‘There is a case they are someone who’s been mobile. NSW Health is still determining the extent of that mobility and where they went.
‘So we are calling out everybody in Byron and the Northern Rivers community who has any symptoms to come forward and get tested. The health experts are watching that community very closely.’
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