The Murrumbidgee Local Health District has recorded one new COVID case in Wagga Wagga overnight, while fragments of COVID-19 have been detected in sewerage in Albury, Wagga Wagga and West Wyalong.
The latest case, a household contact of one previously known to the MLHD, is currently in home isolation, bringing the region's total to 44 cases since the start of the Delta outbreak.
All close contacts have been identified and as of publication, no new venues of concern have been identified within the region.
However, the MLHD is encouraging anyone with the mildest symptoms to get tested following the detection of COVID-19 in some of the region's sewerage.
Testing is available in Wagga Wagga from 9 am - 4 pm at 84-86 Murray Street or 10 am until 6 pm at the Equex drive through testing and centre at the Griffith Testing Clinic until 3 pm today in Griffith.
Testing will also be available at West Wyalong Hospital from 12 - 3 pm today.
IN OTHER NEWS:
NSW Health's Dr Jeremy McAnulty announced this morning that 477 new cases of COVID-19 were diagnosed in the 24 hours to 8 pm on Saturday.
The total number of vaccines administered in NSW is now approaching 11 million, with 72.8 per cent of the state fully vaccinated, and 90 per cent of the state have received their first jab in a milestone effort.
In the past 24 hours, six men have died and 794 of those with the virus are in hospitals across NSW.
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