Murrumbidgee Local Health district has confirmed one new positive case in the Albury LGA on Saturday morning.
Of the 1331 new locally acquired cases in NSW in the 24 hours to 8pm Friday, four are in the Murrumbidgee Local Health District, three of which were previously announced cases in the Hilltops LGA.
It is yet to be determined whether the new case was infectious while in the community.
Further updates are set to be provided by MLHD later today.
The second was a traveller on the XPT service from Sydney to Albury on Sunday, September 12, who has been isolating at home in Albury.
Testing is available at the following locations today with no appointment is necessary:
- 79 Vermont St, Wodonga (drive-through clinic) - 8am to 4pm
- Albury Showgrounds (drive-through clinic) - 8am to 1pm
The NSW Health sewage surveillance program has detected fragments of the virus that causes COVID-19 in Griffith.
Anyone in Griffith, or who has been in Griffith recently should get tested if they have even the mildest of symptoms, and isolate until they receive a negative result.
NSW Health announced six deaths in Saturday morning's update.
There were 32,994 COVID-19 vaccines administered and 120,954 COVID-19 tests reported.
Meanwhile, Hilltops Council was plunged back into lockdown on Friday after the discovery of the virus in the community.
A man in his 60s presented to Young District Hospital and was transferred to Wagga Base Hospital, MLHD announced on Friday morning.
Three household contacts of the man have since tested positive and are also being cared for in Wagga.
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