Albury-Wodonga has recorded 13 new COVID-19 cases in the 24 hours to 8pm on Monday, with sadly another death reported.
Murrumbidgee Local Health District said a man in his 70s died in an Albury aged care facility where he acquired his infection.
He had received one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and had underlying health conditions.
"There have been 10 deaths linked to an outbreak at this facility," the service said in a statement, referring to the previously reported cluster at Mercy Place.
"The Murrumbidgee LHD wishes to express its deepest condolences to the family, friends and community at this time."
There were 10 new cases among Albury residents and three in Wodonga.
Federation Council has recorded two cases, while there are single cases in Temora and Wagga.
Apart from the three Wodonga cases, no other positive tests were reported within the Albury Wodonga Local Public Health Unit.
"The Albury Wodonga Health Community COVID Consult Clinic is currently caring for 196 COVID-positive individuals from across the border region," Albury Wodonga Health said.
"There are currently eight COVID-positive patients in hospital, with two in our intensive care unit."
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Victoria recorded 797 new COVID cases and eight deaths in the 24 hours to midnight, with 394 patients in hospital and 72 active in intensive case, 61 cleared in intensive care and 44 ventilated.
The cases are an increase on the past two days which were both below 200 with 165 recorded yesterday and 195 the day prior.
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.
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