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Northern NSW Local HealthDistrict says that there has been one new case of COVID-19  reported for the area to 8pm yesterday, Friday November 12.

Northern NSW Local HealthDistrict, Chief Executive,Wayne Jones, said the case is in the Tweed Shire and was acquired interstate.

‘We encourage anyone with even the mildest of cold-like symptoms to come forward for testing and isolate until a negative result is received.

‘There have now been 171 total cases in NNSWLHD since 16 June.’

A new venue of concern

A new venue of concern has been identified in Northern NSW. Close contacts have already been followed up by the Public Health Unit directly as part of normal contact tracing processes.

They must get tested and isolate according to the advice they are given by NSW Health.

Anyone else who has been at the venue, the Casino The Oak Centre 26- 28 Oak Avenue, last Sunday, November 7, between 10am and 1pm is considered a casual contact and must immediately get tested and isolate until a negative result is received.

If you are a casual contact of someone with COVID-19:

• get tested for COVID-19 immediately and self-isolate until you get a negative result

• get tested again on day 6 after your last contact with the COVID-19 positive person. If you feel well, you do not need to self-isolate while waiting for this test result.

Testing clinics open in Casino area this weekend.

A new testing clinic has been established in Casino at Casino QML Pathology Drive-through Clinic Queen Elizabeth Park, Hartley Street, Casino. Open today 9.30am to 4pm.

The following testing clinics are also open in Lismore this weekend:

Lismore 4Cyte Pathology Drive-through Clinic 47-49 Dawson Street – Open 8am to 2pm.

Lismore Base Hospital testing clinic Uralba Street Open 9am to 5pm.

Even if you are fully vaccinated you should get tested and isolate immediately if you have even the mildest of COVID-19 symptoms – a slightly runny nose, a scratchy or sore throat or generally feeling under the weather.


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