Southern NSW Local Health District records almost 300 COVID-19 cases

COVID testing in late December at Laverty Pathology's Seiffert Oval clinic in Goulburn. Photo: Louise Thrower.
COVID testing in late December at Laverty Pathology's Seiffert Oval clinic in Goulburn. Photo: Louise Thrower.

The Southern NSW Local Health District has recorded 285 positive COVID-19 cases in the 24 hours to 8pm Monday.

The figure is down from 374 officially recorded on the previous day.

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Out of the 285 cases 141 are in the Queanbeyan Palerang, 58 are in Goulburn Mulwaree, 32 are in the Snowy Monaro, 19 are in Yass Valley, 16 in Eurobodalla, 13 in Bega Valley and six in Upper Lachlan council area.

Queanbeyan Palerang has registered its second successive day of 140 plus cases. Goulburn Mulwaree's numbers are also above 50 for the second day running.

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The District has 2993 active cases with nine of these in hospital. Two people are in intensive care, while 54 are under a virtual care program. A Health District spokeswoman said Goulburn Base Hospital had seven inpatients and one in intensive care.

Goulburn Mulwaree had 534 active cases in the past fortnight, Upper Lachlan - 105, Yass Valley - 351, and Queanbeyan Palerang - 1070, according to NSW Health.

There have been 4358 PCR tests undertaken in Goulburn Mulwaree in the past fortnight.

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