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The Hilltops region, including Young, will remain in lockdown for at least another week, the state health minister has announced as NSW continues four-figure COVID-19 detections.
The Hilltops Local Government Area recorded two new cases overnight, bringing the region's total to 14 cases.
The Murrumbidgee Local Health District has recorded 18 cases since the start of the current outbreak.
Minister for Health Brad Hazzard announced 1063 new cases of COVID-19 were diagnosed in the 24 hours to 8pm on Wednesday, and 139,182 tests were carried out across the state.
The total number of vaccines administered in NSW is now 9,234,063, with 55.5 per cent of the state now fully-vaccinated.
NSW Health recorded six more deaths from COVID-19, Brad Hazzard said in delivering the Thursday COVID-19 update, taking NSW's COVID death toll to 322.
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Stay-at-home orders for Orange and Glen Innes will be lifted as of midnight tonight, but there will be no reprieve for residents of the Hilltops local government area.
"I am pleased to be saying today, no more major issues in Orange or Glen Innes," Mr Hazzard said.
"There will be still standard restrictions and precautionary measures but they will be out and back to a more normal life as of midnight tonight."
Western NSW Local Health District announced five new cases in Cowra overnight bringing the IGA's total to seven.
Contact tracing is also underway after four exposure sites were recorded within the region overnight.
Locals have been advised to seek testing immediately if they had visited the sites listed within Wagga, Narrandera and Gundagai.
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There are no new cases to report in the Albury LGA.
As of midnight last night, stay-at-home orders were lifted for the Albury and Lismore Local Government Areas (LGA).
This came after the MLHD confirmed a woman in her 20s had tested positive after returning from Sydney to the Albury LGA on Wednesday September 22.
Gilgandra and Brewarrina have also had their stay-at-home orders lifted, with the two LGAs were deemed low-risk after recording no new COVID-19 cases or positive sewage detections in the last 14 days.
Narromine will join this list on Saturday, September 25 if the LGA records the same result.
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