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The Northern NSW Local Health District reported four COVID-19 patients in intensive care, while 25 others were also receiving hospital treatment.

Authorities reported 281 new cases of COVID-19 in the 24 hours to 4pm Thursday, based on 61 positive PCR tests and 220 positive rapid antigen tests [RATs].

But RAT results may be from within the previous seven days, authorities said, and some people could have reported positive RATs on multiple days or received both a positive PCR  and RAT test during the same reporting period.

Confirmed positive test results within local government areas on the Northern Rivers were:

  • Ballina 35
  • Byron 24
  • Clarence Valley 43
  • Kyogle 7
  • Lismore 34
  • Richmond Valley 37
  • Tweed 101

Health authorities didn’t disclose the vaccination status of anyone reported to have COVID-19, including the person who died.


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