New COVID cases in Surfside, Tathra in weekend health district update

Southern NSW Local Health District (SNSWLHD) has been notified of four new COVID-19 cases in the 24 hours to 8pm Saturday night.

This brings the total cases in SNSWLHD to 404 since the start of the current outbreak in June.

Of the four new cases:

One is in Surfside in the Eurobodalla Shire and is under investigation.

The other three are in Goulburn, Yass and Queanbeyan, with their sources under investigation.

These add to the positive cases reported on Saturday morning where one was recorded in Tathra, one in Cooma, three in Goulburn all linked to previous cases, and two in the Queanbeyan-Palerang region.

Eden Post Office has also been added as a venue of concern, for Wednesday, Orctober 6, 12.45-1.45pm.

Anyone who visited this venue at the times listed is a casual contact and must immediately get tested and isolate until a negative result is received.

Everyone in the district should be alert for any symptoms that could signal COVID-19, including headache, nausea, sore throat, runny nose, cough, loss of smell or taste, or fever.

If symptoms appear, people must isolate and get tested immediately, and remain isolated until a negative result is received.

A full list of COVID-19 venues of concern is available on the NSW Health website.

A list of COVID-19 testing clinics in the South East is available here.

SNSWLHD reiterated the importance of checking in to venues as the process of announcing venues of concern will soon change due to lockdowns ending.

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