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Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD) has announced four new cases including a resident of the Albury Local Government Area.
The Hilltops region recorded three new cases bringing the LGA's total number of cases to 17 since the start of the Delta outbreak.
This follows yesterday's announcement that lockdown would be extended for the region, including Young.
"Two of the cases are linked to known cases," the MLHD said in a statement.
"Investigations and contact tracing are ongoing to identify all close and casual contacts and any venues of concern."
The MLHD has now recorded a total of 22 COVID cases since the start of the recent outbreak, the latest case in Albury LGA bringing that region's total to 5 cases overall.
In other news
NSW Premier Glady Berejiklian announced 1,043 new cases of COVID-19 were diagnosed in the 24 hours to 8pm on Thursday, and 131,668 tests were carried out across the state.
The total number of first-dose vaccines administered in NSW is now 84.1 per cent as the states steadies closer to a 70 per double rate.
NSW Health recorded 11 more deaths from COVID-19, Ms Berejiklian said in delivering the Friday COVID-19 update, with 333 COVID recorded since the start of the recent outbreak.
The interstate, trans-Tasman news
Ms Berejiklian stated that the Greater Sydney region will begin to reopen the Monday after a 70 per cent double dose milestone is reached, but no decision has been announced regarding region travel.
"Depending on the number of cases, [we] will determine how mobile we can be outside our areas, and Greater Sydney for Sydneysiders," Ms Berejiklian said.
"It's important to note that most recent update I had told me that there were only 70 LGAs that had received or achieved the 70% double dose."
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