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November 30, 2021

New COVID cases in Ballina and Clarence Valley

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Two new cases of COVID-19 were reported in the Northern NSW Local Health District (NNSWHD) in the 24 hours to 8pm 19 October.

‘One case is in the Ballina Local Government Area (LGA) and one is in the Clarence Valley LGA, both are under investigation,’ said Lynne Weir, Acting Chief Executive NNSWLHD.

‘Contact tracing is underway to determine any venues of concern, and further information will be provided as soon as possible.’

Since the Delta outbreak began in Sydney on 16 June a total of 102 total cases have been reported in the local NNSWLHD.

‘Two cases are being cared for in hospital, one in Intensive Care,’ said Ms Weir.

‘Anyone with even the slightest symptoms should get tested as soon as they feel unwell.’

Testing locations

There are more than 500 COVID-19 testing locations across NSW. Find a clinic at COVID-19 testing clinics or contact your GP.

If you have not yet received your COVID-19 vaccination, you can make a booking or attend one of the walk-in clinics operating at various locations throughout the region. Find available bookings at the Commonwealth Government’s COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Finder or you can also call Health Direct on 1800 57 11 55 for assistance to book.


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