COVID-19 update: 9 April

COVID-19 update: 9 April
As at 8pm Wednesday 8 April there were 51 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in residents of the Northern NSW Local Health District, with two new cases having been confirmed in the previous 24 hours.

NNSWLHD cases by likely source of infection:

Source Total
Overseas acquired 44
Contact of a confirmed case or in a known cluster 4
Contact not identified 1
Under investigation 2
Total 51


Of the NNSWLHD cases, there are currently 2 patients with COVID-19 being cared for in our hospitals, one of these in ICU.

Breakdowns by Local Government Area can be found on the NSW Health website:

As more information is gathered each day due to ongoing surveillance of existing cases, the counts reported on a particular day may vary.


Easter Long Weekend clinic hours

All our COVID-19 clinics will remain open over the Easter long weekend.

These are located at:

  • Byron Central Hospital – open 10am-4pm
  • The Tweed Hospital – open 10am-6pm
  • Lismore Base Hospital – open 10am – 6pm
  • Grafton Base Hospital – open 10am – 6pm.

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