The Murrumbidgee Local Health District has reported two new cases of COVID-19 within the Edward River LGA.
One new case was recorded to 8pm last night, whilst a second case was recorded after 8pm and will be included in tomorrow's NSW Health numbers.
Both of these cases are linked to previous cases at the Deniliquin Hospital and have been in isolation during their infectious period.
"As previously reported the affected ward has undergone a deep clean and presenting for care at the Deniliquin Hospital poses no risk to patients," an MLHD spokesperson said.
The MLHD has also reported a new venue of concern associated with known cases in Wagga.
Anyone who attended Wagga Wagga Fruit Supply at Shop 4/6, 21 Forsyth Street between 9.15am and 10am on Wednesday, October 6 is considered a casual contact.
"Any additional venues of concern will be advised as soon as they are known," an MLHD spokesperson said.
Casual contacts are urged to get tested for COVID and isolate until they receive a negative result.
The MLHD has also confirmed that COVID has been detected in the sewerage in Albury, Wagga and West Wyalong, and has renewed calls for the community to come forward for testing.
IN RELATED NEWS:
There has been a total of 45 COVID-19 cases reported in the MLHD since the start of the current outbreak, and one death.
This includes 25 cases in the Hilltops LGA, nine in Albury, eight in Edward River, two in Wagga, one in Griffith and one in Federation.
A full list of exposure sites in the MLHD can be found on their website.
The MLHD has administered 2,999 COVID vaccinations between Monday, October 4 and Sunday, October 10.
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