The Indigo Shire has its first COVID delta case with a resident being treated at a Melbourne hospital.
It was revealed on Sunday after testing on Saturday.
Albury Wodonga Health has declined to say which part of the shire the patient comes from, due to privacy considerations.
However, Rubens of Beechworth Hairdressing has identified itself as an exposure site after a client who visited last Wednesday tested positive.
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Staff have been tested and are in isolation with the salon shut for 14 days.
"Just letting you all know Rubens of Beechworth has been contacted by Albury Wodonga Health contact tracers," the salon's Suzy Unsted wrote on Beechworth's community Facebook page.
"We have been advised that one of our clients has tested positive for COVID-19."
It is unclear if the Indigo case is related to other positive results in Albury-Wodonga in recent days.