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New venues of concern in Bega Valley

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NSW recorded 406 new locally acquired cases of COVID-19 to 8pm yesterday which included 2 new cases from Southern NSW.

  • One new case is in Batemans Bay and linked to a known case.
  • One new case is in the Queanbeyan area and is under investigation.

Southern NSW Local Health Didstict has been notified of new venues of concern associated with COVID-19 cases. 

Everyone in these areas is urged to monitor for the onset of symptoms, and if they appear, to immediately be tested and isolate until a negative result is received.

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If additional venues are identified through further contact tracing these will be announced as soon as they are known.

Anyone who checked in to a venue of concern during the times listed, using the Service NSW QR app, will be notified by SMS from NSW Health as soon as possible over the next 48 hours.

Everyone in the District should be alert for any symptoms that could signal COVID-19, including headache, nausea, sore throat, runny nose, cough, loss of smell or taste, or fever.

If symptoms appear, people must isolate and get tested immediately, and remain isolated until a negative result is received.

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Across NSW, 91.1 per cent of people aged 16 and over have received a first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, and 76.5 per cent are fully vaccinated to 11.59pm on Tuesday 12 October 2021.

In the 12-15 year old age group, 71 per cent have had their first dose, and 23.3 per cent are fully vaccinated.

Images: Southern NSW Local Health District