In the 48 hours to 4pm yesterday, March 27, the Northern NSW Local Health District has reported 717 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in the District, including 170 positive PCR tests and 547 positive rapid antigen tests (RAT)**.
Confirmed tests by LGA (PCR and RAT included):
• Ballina 112
• Byron 107
• Clarence Valley 112
• Kyogle 14
• Lismore 132
• Richmond Valley 77
• Tweed 173
There are 18 COVID-19 positive patients in hospitals in Northern NSW, with five in ICU.
With cases and hospitalisations increasing, the NNSWLHD is urging people to take particular care to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Everyone is urged to take simple precautions to protect each other, such as: using a mask in indoor settings where you cannot maintain a safe physical distance from others, and get your booster vaccine – get a test and isolate immediately if you have any COVID symptoms, clean your hands regularly.
If you have even mild symptoms, or have had known contact with a COVID-19 case, to please get tested as soon as you can.
COVID-19 testing clinics are open seven days a week at Lismore Base Hospital, Byron Central Hospital, North Street Grafton and The Tweed Hospital.
If you are unable to attend a testing clinic, please take a Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) and isolate while awaiting your result.
If you test positive using a Rapid Antigen Test (RAT), please register your result with Service NSW.
** Please note these RAT results may be from within the previous seven days, and there may be some cases included in these numbers where people have reported positive RATs on multiple days and/or where people have also had a positive PCR test during the same reporting period.
For the most up-to-date COVID information visit nsw.gov.au.
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Obviously you haven’t lost anyone to Covid.
Only lost people to the jab.
An assumption will get you nowhere.