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The Northern NSW Local Health District has been notified of a number of venues of concern associated with confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the region.

Anyone who attended the Kingscliff Beach Hotel at 102 Marine Parade, on Sunday 19 September between 4pm and 9pm is a close contact and must get tested and isolate for 14 days since they were there, regardless of the result.

NSW Health sends a text message to people who have checked in at close-contact venues with further information.

Anyone who attended the following venues at the times listed are considered a casual contact and must get tested and isolate until they get a negative result.

• Lismore Shopping Square Cnr Uralba St & Brewster St Tuesday 14 September 12.45pm to 2.30pm

• Lismore Prouds Jewellers Shop 63, Lismore Shopping Square, Uralba St & Brewster St Tuesday 14 September 1pm to 1.40pm

• Lismore Woolworths Shop 71, Lismore Shopping Square, Uralba St & Brewster St Tuesday 14 September 1.40pm to 2.15pm Goonellabah

• IGA X-press Rous Road Tuesday 14 September 5.30pm to 6pm

If you are directed to get tested for COVID-19 or self-isolate at any time, you must follow the rules given to you by Health staff, whether or not the venue or exposure setting is listed on the NSW Health website.

Extra testing clinics will be open this week:

QML Drive through testing clinic – TAFE NSW Kingscliff, 806 Cudgen Road, open from 10:30am to 4pm.

QML Drive through testing clinic – Cavanbah Sports Ground, Ewingsdale Road, Byron Bay, open from 10am-4pm.

We are reminding the community that anyone who has been in Greater Sydney or Lismore or other areas which have stay at home restrictions are required to abide by the stay at home restrictions even after they leave that area.

Stay at home restrictions mean you can only leave your residence for essential reasons, including shopping for food, medical care, getting vaccinated, compassionate needs, exercise and work or tertiary education if you can’t work or study at home.

More information about the current restrictions for various parts of NSW is available here 

Anyone with even the mildest of cold-like symptoms is urged to immediately come forward for testing and isolate until a negative result is received.

There are more than 500 COVID-19 testing locations across NSW, many of which are open seven days a week. Find a clinic at COVID-19 testing clinics or contact your GP.


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COVID-19 update for the NNSWLHD – May 23

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AEC says COVID voters can phone from home

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COVID-19 update: May 16

The Northern NSW Local Health District says that to 4pm yesterday, 15 May, 384 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in the District, including 82 positive PCR tests and 302 positive rapid antigen tests.

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COVID-19 update: May 9

Today there are 41 COVID-19 positive patients in hospital in Northern NSW, with none of these in ICU.

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COVID-19 update: May 6

The Northern NSW Local Health District (NNSWLHD) reports that there are 37 COVID-19 positive patients in hospital in Northern NSW, with one of these in ICU.

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COVID-19 update: Monday 2 May

The Northern NSW Local Health District reports that in the 24 hours to 4pm yesterday, 1 May, 274 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in the area, including 56 positive PCR tests and 218 positive rapid antigen tests

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COVID-19 update: Friday, April 29

The Northern NSW Local Health District reports that to 4pm yesterday, 28 April, 398 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in the region, including 74 positive PCR tests and 324 positive rapid antigen tests.

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COVID-19 update: Thursday April 28

The Northern NSW Local Health District reports that to 4pm yesterday, there were 541 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in the region, including 143 positive PCR tests and 398 positive rapid antigen tests.

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