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Two new COVID cases bring total to 155 since June

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Two new cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the Northern NSW Health District (NNSWHD) to 8pm 9 November.

One case is in the Grafton area of Clarence Valley Local Government Area (LGA), and is a household contact of an existing case. One case is in the Lismore LGA and the source of infection is under investigation,’ said Wayne Jones, Chief Executive of NBNSWHD.

There have now been 155 total cases in NNSWLHD since 16 June.

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

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

Mobile vaccination clinic locations

The mobile vaccination van is in Casino today and tomorrow, and will move to:

  • Casino: Wednesday 10 and Thursday 11 November, 9.30am – 2.30pm, The Oak Centre, Oak Avenue, Casino.
  • Ballina: Monday 15 and Tuesday 16 November, 9.30am – 2.30pm, Porter Park, Daydream Ave, West Ballina.

‘These clinics are providing Pfizer vaccinations for anyone aged 12 and over. No appointment is needed. Please bring your Medicare Card if you have one,’ said Mr Jones.

Other NSW Health clinics in Tweed Heads, Byron Bay, Lismore and Grafton are also providing walk-in and booked appointments. Find your closest clinic at the Australian Government’s COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Finder.


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New COVID exposure site on the Gold Coast

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COVID update – Aquarius, Lismore sewage fragments and the South African...

The Northern NSW Local Health District says there have been no new cases of COVID-19 reported in the 24 hours to 8pm 28 November, but, they are urging residents in the Lismore area to be alert for COVID-19 symptoms.

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COVID weekend summary: Aquarius and a new Tweed case

The Northern NSW Local Health District is encouraging residents and visitors to Byron Bay to get tested for COVID-19, after being notified of a number of confirmed cases in the area during the last week.

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COVID update: a new Byron case, Aquarius and Community Support Accommodation

The Northern NSW Local Health District says there was one new case of COVID-19 was reported for NNSWLHD to 8pm, November 25. This case is located in the Byron Local Government Area, a traveller from outside the region and e is not associated with the Aquarius Backpackers.

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What’s Nu in COVID variants? Highlighted need for stronger Australian contribution

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Two new COVID cases on the Tweed

The Northern NSW Local Health District Northern NSW Local Health District have announced this afternoon that there were two new cases of COVID-19 reported for NNSWLHD to 8pm, November 21.

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COVID fragments at Banora Point and Kingscliff and new venues of...

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COVID update – November 19, three new cases

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November 13 COVID update – 1 new case and 1 new...

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