No further new cases of Covid-19 were reported in the Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD) in the 24 hours till 8am this morning, with the number of reported positive cases remaining at 50.
The Cootamundra-Gundagai region has still had only two cases, one still active and the other recovered.
MLHD encourages anyone with even the mildest symptoms such as sore throat, cough, fever, shortness of breath to be tested.
Tests done at any of the MLHD's testing clinics are FREE and completely confidential.
You can be tested at Cootamundra hospital clinic or any of the following: Deniliquin, Griffith, Leeton, Tumut or Wagga Wagga.
Call the Murrumbidgee COVID-19 Hotline on 1800 831 099 to book an appointment.
Commonwealth funded GP-led respiratory clinics have been set up in Gundagai, Young, Griffith, Tumut, Wagga Wagga and Deniliquin.
Bookings can be made by calling Health Direct on 1800 022 222 or book online at www.hotdoc.com.au
In addition, some General Practitioners (GPs) provide access to Covid-19 testing in their practice.
You should call and enquire before making an appointment if you think you may need to be tested.
People are required to self-isolated after the test until their result is received, this usually takes around 30 hours and can be received via text message.
Testing is critical to help minimise the risk of community to community transmission and to stop the spread.
A total of 34,129 have been conducted in MLHD so far, with 50 confirmed cases, one death and six hospitalised. There have been 43 recovered cases.