Murrumbidgee Health says 1,675 people tested for COVID in the Cootamundra/Gundagai Council area.
The figure is up to date as of September 1, 2020.
No further cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD) over the past 24 hours, with the total number of reported positive cases in the region remaining at 54.
Outside of our region a positive case of COVID-19 in the Parkes Local Government Area has been confirmed today by the Western NSW Local Health District (WNSWLHD).
In a statement released by the Western NSW Local Health District, they advised they are undertaking further tracing and investigation, in order to take the utmost caution for the community.
"Further testing and investigation is under way to verify the diagnosis of COVID-19 and any possible source of the infection. The case is currently in isolation.
"While the case remains under investigation, the Public Health Unit has contacted all close contacts out of an abundance of caution," says the WNSWLHD.
All identified close contacts have been advised to be tested for COVID-19 and have been provided with all the relevant Public Health information; such as to remain in isolation for 14 days.
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