Zero new cases of COVID-19 have been recorded in the Southern Highlands.
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However, one case has been reassigned to the Wingecarribee local government area.
A case breakdown provided by the Deputy Premier and Minister of Regional NSW John Barilaro stated that a case previously reported had been reassigned to the Wingecarribee local government area.
The reassigned case brings the total number of COVID-19 cases to 24 since the second wave outbreak began in June 2021.
Currently, there are 21 active cases of COVID-19, 17 of those cases have no known source.
According to the NSW Health website as of September 15, there are 10 active cases in the 2575 postcode, three active cases in the 2576 postcode and one active case in the 2579 postcode.
Four venues across the Southern Highlands were added to the venues of concern list.
Anyone who visited Bunnings Mittagong on Thursday, September 9 between 2:20 pm to 2:40 pm is required to get tested immediately and self isolate until a negative test result is returned.
Anyone who visited Liquorland Bowral on Monday, September 13 between 10 am and 10:06 am is required to get tested immediately and self isolate until a negative test is returned.
Anyone who visited Priceline Bowral on Monday, September 13 between 10 am and 10:03 am is required to get tested immediately and self isolate until a negative test is returned.
Anyone who visited Home No.9 Thai Cuisine by Bangkok House on Thursday, September 9 between 7:30 and 7:40 pm is required to get tested immediately and self isolate until a negative test is returned.
Fragments of COVID-19 continue to be detected in the Bowral and Mittagong sewage treatment plants.
Across NSW, 1284 people tested positive for COVID-19 and more than 155,000 people were tested in the 24 hours up until September 16, 8 pm.
South Western Sydney Local Health District has urged residents across the Highlands to remain vigilant against the Delta strain of Covid-19 and to get tested at the onset of even the mildest symptoms. High rates of testing are critical to detecting transmission and prevent the further spread of COVID-19 in the community.
To help stop the spread of COVID-19:
- If you are unwell, get tested and isolate right away - don't delay.
- Wash your hands regularly and take hand sanitiser with you when you go out.
- Keep your distance and leave 1.5 metres between yourself and others.
- Wear a mask at all times when outside your home, except when exercising.
There are two Covid-19 testing locations in the Southern Highlands.
- Bowral and District Hospital. Open 8:30 am to 5 pm, seven days a week. Appointments are not required. Entry is from Ascot Road.
- 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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