Just two new cases of COVID-19 have been reported across the Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD) on Wednesday, with no new cases in Wagga.
The Snowy Valleys and Griffith local government areas (LGAs) each recorded one new case of the virus each.
Griffith last recorded a case yesterday, while the Snowy Valleys' last case was recorded on Monday.
Currently 98 per cent of those over 16 in the MLHD have had their first dose of a COVID vaccine, while 94.5 per cent are fully vaccinated.
84.2 per cent of those 12-15 across the district have had their first dose, and 74.4 per cent have had their second.
On Tuesday just four new cases of COVID were reported across the MLHD, with three of these in the Wagga LGA and one in Griffith.
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The MLHD says the "vast majority" of COVID-19 patients across the district are being cared for via the hospital in the home program, with no patients currently in the ICU.
"NSW Health will continue to contact people diagnosed with COVID-19 and their close contacts, and people who need to follow specific health advice," an MLHD spokesperson said.
"If you receive a message from NSW Health, it is important that you follow the advice in that message."
Across the state 248 new cases of COVID-19 have been diagnosed among 80,317 tests.
This is a significant jump from Tuesday's numbers, which saw 173 new cases of the virus reported.
Two deaths were also reported on Wednesday, with 92 per cent of the state's population now fully vaccinated.
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Vaccinations can be booked at more than 100 providers across the Riverina by using healthdirect.gov.au.
Testing in Wagga is available at the MLHD's Murray Street testing clinic between 9am and 4pm daily or the drive-through site at Wagga Showground until 6pm daily, at Laverty Pathology's drive-through site in the Riverina Playhouse car park off Tarcutta and Cross streets from 8am daily, and at the GP-led respiratory clinic at Glenrock in Glenfield Park between 9am and 5pm weekdays.
"Anyone currently experiencing, or who has recently experienced, even mild cold-like symptoms is asked to come forward for testing," an MLHD spokesperson said.
"If you have any symptoms it is important that you isolate until you can be tested and until you get a negative result.
"Symptoms of COVID-19 include fever, sore throat, cough, headache, runny nose, shortness of breath, fatigue, muscle aches or pains, and a change in taste or smell."
For further testing locations across the district go to www.mlhd.health.nsw.gov.au, or for help accessing a test call the Murrumbidgee COVID-19 Hotline 1800 831 099.
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