Nine new cases of COVID-19 in the Southern Tablelands, zero new cases in the Southern Highlands

Nine new cases of COVID-19 in the Southern Tablelands, zero new cases in the Southern Highlands

The Southern Tablelands has recorded nine new cases of COVID-19 overnight, while the Southern Highlands has recorded zero new cases.

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Three new cases of COVID-19 were recorded in Goulburn and are linked to known cases.

Three new cases of COVID-19 were recorded in Yass and are also linked to known cases.

Two new cases of COVID-19 were recorded in Queanbeyan and are linked to known cases.

One new cases of COVID-19 was recorded in the Upper Lachland Shire and is currently under investrigation.

This brings the total cases in Southern NSW Local Health District to 85 since the start of the current outbreak in June.

In the Southern Highlands there are 24 active cases of COVID-19, 20 of which have no known source.

This brings the total cases in the Southern Highlands to 29 since the current outbreak in June.

Four venues of concern in the Southern Highlands were added to the NSW Health exposure list, while Woolworths Bowral underwent a deep clean.

Across NSW, 1022 cases of COVID-19 were recorded, and more than 121,000 were tested for the virus in the 24 hour period up to September 20, 8 pm.

Residents 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.

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 and take hand sanitiser with you when you go out.
  • Keep your distance and leave 1.5 metres between yourself and others.
  • Wear a mask at all times when outside your home, except when exercising.

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