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Covid update for your area

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Illawarra

There have been 75 new cases of covid19 reported in the Illawarra/Shoalhaven local Health District up to eight o'clock last night,

* 59 cases are from the Wollongong LGA. 14 are linked to known cases.

* 10 cases are from the Shellharbour LGA. 6 are linked to known cases.

* 5 cases are from the Shoalhaven LGA. 3 are linked to known cases.

* 1 case is from the Kiama LGA (not linked)

Hunter

There were 45 new cases across the Hunter New England Local Health District to 8 last night. This brings the total number of cases in the District to 673 since 5 August 2021.

* 19 in Lake Macquarie LGA

* 15 in Newcastle LGA

* 5 in Cessnock LGA

* 4 in Maitland LGA

* 1 in Singleton LGA

* 1 in Mid-Coast LGA

32 cases are linked to known cases, and 13 are under investigation.

The total number of cases in the District is now 673 since August 5 2021.

There have also been fragments of the virus detected in Muswellbrook.

Southern NSW

There have been 11 new cases reported in Southern NSW to eight last night:

* 7 new cases are in Goulburn – six are linked to known cases and one is under investigation.

* 2 new cases are in Batemans Bay and are linked to known cases.

* 1 new case is in Queanbeyan and is linked to a known case.

* 1 new case is unallocated to a location and is under investigation.

This brings the total cases in SNSWLHD to 109 since the start of the current outbreak in June.