There have been no new cases of Covid-19 reported in the Southern Highlands after Mittagong and Burradoo were named as areas of concern by NSW chief health officer Dr Kerry Chant on July 19.
As of July 20, 11 am there have been no reported exposure sites in the Highlands.
NSW Health recorded 78 active Covid-19 cases out of 62,000 tests as on July 20.
South Western Sydney Local Health District and NSW Health were contacted for comment on testing numbers and exposure sites in the Southern Highlands.
It was previously confirmed to the Southern Highland News that a doctor who had worked in Campbelltown Hospital and resides in the Southern Highlands had been diagnosed with Covid-19.
A second positive case was also identified in Mittagong. Southern Highlands Division of General Practice spokesman Dr Vince Roche said he could confirm that a second positive case had been detected.
He said it was not believed that the case "presented a significant risk to the community."
Residents are urged to get tested at the onset of the slightest symptoms.
There are two Covid-19 testing locations in the Highlands.
Bowral and District Hospital. Open 8:30 am to 5 pm, seven days a week. Appointments not required.
Mittagong Respiratory Clinic. Open 8 am to 5 pm, seven days a week. Appointments required, call 4800 9032. The clinic is located in the lower level of Mittagong Health Care Centre.
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