No further cases of COVID-19 were reported in the Murrumbidgee Local Health District on Sunday after a big few days across the Riverina.
Last week a number of businesses in Wagga and Young were listed as exposure sites after an essential worker passed through and later tested positive for the virus.
On Friday, a COVID-positive man in his 60s from Young was transferred to Wagga Base Hospital to be treated for the virus. He is the third case in the MLHD as part of the Delta outbreak, after two people were diagnosed in Albury throughout the week.
The man's three household contacts were tested and also diagnosed with COVID the same day, and all are currently being cared for at Wagga Base.
Contact tracers are continuing to investigate the source of the infection and identify anyone who may have come into contact with the group during their infectious period.
Hilltops Council was also plunged back into lockdown on Friday after the discovery of COVID-19 in the community.
The confirmed cases came after a number of sewage samples in Young returned positive results for COVID.
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A school was also closed in the wake of the Young cases, with all students and staff directed to get tested.
Hilltops Council Mayor Brian Ingram said that pop-up testing and vaccination clinics in the LGA had a "fantastic" turnout over the weekend, with thousands of people showing up.
On Saturday further sewage surveillance testing found fragments of the virus in Griffith and Balranald, and one more case was reported in Albury.
The three household contacts in Young who tested positive on Friday were also included in Saturday's numbers.
On Sunday, no new cases of COVID were reported in the MLHD. The state once again recorded more than 1000 new daily cases.
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