For the first time in a month no new cases of COVID-19 were recorded in Albury or Wodonga in the 24 hours to 8pm Sunday.
But health authorities have been quick to warn residents COVID is still in the community.
Murrumbidgee Local Health District chief executive officer Jill Ludford said it was 'fantastic news'.
Ms Ludford said a 'good percentage' of the Albury population had tested positive to COVID in the past month, and thanked schools for working alongside the health service to control the outbreak.
"I do want to reach out and thank the community, who have really done an extraordinary number of testing and isolation periods," she said.
"We will continue to see cases come and go [in Albury], just because we've had one day at zero doesn't mean it's gone, it's still there."
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Ms Ludford also confirmed the outbreaks in Albury aged care facilities had passed, as there had been no new cases for more than 14 days.
Albury Wodonga Health confirmed there were also no new cases recorded in Wangaratta.
MLHD said nine cases were recorded in Wagga, three in Federation and one in Murray River.
MLHD is currently managing clinical care for 126 COVID-19 patients, with three patients in hospital and one in intensive care.
Albury Wodonga Health said there are 234 active cases of COVID in its catchment.
Eight COVID-positive patients are currently in Albury Wodonga Health's COVID ward, with one in intensive care.
Despite the good news in Albury-Wodonga, MLHD is keeping a close eye on Federation local government area, which recorded eight cases on Sunday alone.
No new cases have been recorded in relation to Corowa Hospital, where one staff member and four patients tested positive on Wednesday.
Ms Ludford said community transmission had occurred in the Federation region which was a concern.
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