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New COVID case in MLHD

New COVID case in MLHD

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Two new cases have been confirmed overnight.

NSW Health can confirm investigations are underway in the Murrumbidgee Local Health District after two suspected cases of COVID-19 returned positive results on
preliminary testing.

The new cases are located in the Albury Local Government Area. These are the first new cases in the MLHD since April 17.

Further testing is underway while, as a precaution, close contacts have been identified and placed in isolation.

One suspected case had recently travelled to Melbourne and had returned prior to hotspot travel restrictions coming into force.

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NSW Health urges residents in the Albury area who develop even the mildest symptoms to come forward for testing.

The Murrumbidgee Local Health District will be opening a pop-up clinic at Mirambeena Community Centre, 19 Martha Mews, Lavington from 9.30am to ensure additional testing capacity is available.

People can make an appointment via the Murrumbidgee COVID Hotline on 1800 831 099, or anyone experiencing symptoms can drop in.

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