Murrumbidgee Local Health District thanks the Cootamundra community for their overwhelming response in coming forward for COVID-19 testing.
Concerned Cootamundra residents were vigilant in coming forward with 350 tests performed over the past two days.
MLHD confirms all results from tests carried out on Tuesday, July 20 at the MLHD Mobile COVID-19 Testing Clinic (Cootamundra Showgrounds) have returned a negative result.
Results of tests taken today are expected by tomorrow afternoon.
Murrumbidgee Local Health District thanks the community for their fantastic response in coming forward for testing.
While the MLHD Mobile Pop-up Testing Clinic will be stood down, COVID testing remains available in Cootamundra.
Anyone who feels unwell or has COVID symptoms is reminded the MLHD COVID-19 testing centre at Cootamundra Hospital in Mackay Street is still open weekdays with extended hours this week.
To book appointment please call the COVID-19 Hotline on 1800 831 099.
The clinic will be open 1.00pm - 3.00 pm on Thursday 22 July and 11.00 am - 1.00 pm on Friday 23 July.
The community was put on alert following confirmation that a removalist who had visited a private residence in Cootamundra on Friday 16 July had subsequently tested positive for COVID-19.
The household members were identified as close contacts and are isolating in accommodation outside the MLHD.
The source of the virus has been traced to a household contact of the removalist in Sydney.