COVID: 96 new cases for the Northern Rivers

There were 96 new covid cases reported for the Northern Rivers today.

The cases were reported at:

  • Byron 57
  • Ballina 18
  • Lismore 9
  • Tweed 8
  • Clarence Valley 4

No covid cases were reported in the Kyogle or Richmond Valley LGAs.

There is one covid-positive patient in hospital in Northern NSW.

No Omicron cases have been confirmed in the Northern NSW Local Health District.

The most common locations for transmission of covid continue to be pubs, parties and gatherings in indoor spaces.

The health district’s Wayne Jones urged people to celebrate the end of year outdoors where possible and to stay home if you are unwell, get a test, and isolate.

NSW recorded 2,213 new cases of covid with 185 cases of covid with the Omicron variant confirmed.

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