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149 new COVID-19 cases in the Northern NSW Local Health District

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The Northern NSW Local Health District says there were 149 new cases in the District to 8pm last night, December 27.

Fourteen of those cases are being treated in hospital, with three of those in the ICU.

The new cases were located in the following LGAs.

• Ballina 23
• Byron Shire 68
• Clarence Valley  11
• Kyogle 1
• Lismore 17
• Richmond Valley 1
• Tweed Heads 28

People are being urged to get tested for COVID-19 at the first sign of symptoms and isolate until a negative result is received.

All Northern NSW hospital testing clinics are operating under usual operating hours over the holiday period.

Find your closest testing clinic on the NSW Government website https://www.nsw.gov.au/covid-19/stay-safe/testing/clinics or contact your GP.


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5 COMMENTS

  1. The figures are increasing in the Tourist areas.
    That has been the norm since testing started 18 months ago but no one mentions that Tourists carry the virus.

    • I would have thought that it was self-evident, plagues have always been spread by travellers.
      …..but hey ! at least the borders are open, international tourism and commerce have got their way , ” and on the whole it’s been a very good year for the undertaker, ”
      Cheers G”)

  2. Nope. The question is… how many were ‘unvaccinated’? Some of the people
    prefer to at least try to keep this area as safe as possible for all ages.

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