One new case of COVID-19 has been reported for Northern NSW Local Health District to 8pm 18 October.
This case is in the Lower Clarence area of the Clarence Valley LGA, and the source of infection is under investigation.
Initial investigations indicate this case was infectious in the community, and our public health team has already been in contact with a number of close contacts.
Contact tracing is underway to determine any venues of concern, and further information will be provided as soon as possible.
There have now been 100 total cases reported in NNSWLHD since the Delta outbreak began in Sydney on 16 June.
Anyone with even the slightest symptoms should get tested as soon as they feel unwell. There are more than 500 COVID-19 testing locations across NSW. Find a clinic at COVID-19 testing clinics or contact your GP.
If you have not yet received your COVID-19 vaccination, please make a booking or attend one of the walk-in clinics operating at various locations throughout the region. Find available bookings at the Commonwealth Government’s COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Finder or you can also call Health Direct on 1800 57 11 55 for assistance to book.