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Another doughnut day of COVID-19 cases in the Southern Highlands and Southern Tablelands

Another doughnut day of COVID-19 cases in the Southern Highlands and Southern Tablelands

Zero new cases of COVID-19 have been recorded in the Southern Highlands and Southern Tablelands as of October 21, 8pm.

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There have been 80 cases of COVID-19 in the Southern Highlands since the current outbreak began in June.

According to the NSW Health website as of October 20, there are two active cases of COVID-19 in the 2575 postcode, one active case of COVID-19 in the 2576 postcode, and five active cases of COVID-19 in the 2579 postcode.

Southern NSW Local Health District (SNSWLHD) has been notified of no new COVID-19 cases in the Southern Tablelands region.

This keeps the total cases in SNSWLHD at 410 since the start of the current outbreak in June.

Across NSW, 345 cases of COVID-19 were recorded, and more than 76,00 people were tested for the virus in the 24 hours up to October 21, 8 pm.

The community is reminded to remain vigilant for symptoms and get tested if any appear, no matter how mild. Symptoms include cold or flu-like symptoms such as fever, sore throat, cough or shortness of breath. People with mild symptoms, such as fatigue, new muscle aches or pains, a change in taste or smell or a new runny nose, should also arrange testing as quickly as possible.

To help stop the spread of COVID-19:

  • If you are unwell, get tested and isolate right away - don't delay.
  • Wash your hands regularly. Take hand sanitiser with you when you go out.
  • Keep your distance. Leave 1.5 metres between yourself and others.
  • Wear a mask indoors at public venues and while on or waiting for public transport.

High rates of testing are critical to detecting transmission and preventing further spread of COVID-19 in the community.

Find out where you can get tested for COVID-19 here.

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