Seven new covid cases: Two in Kyogle

Susanna Freymark

Seven new covid cases  have been reported for the Northern NSW Local Health District.

Of these,  two are in the Kyogle LGA, one in Lismore LGA, one in Ballina LGA and three cases are in the Grafton area of Clarence Valley LGA.

One of the Kyogle cases is a household contact of a positive case.

The Ballina case and Lismore case are linked to known clusters.

Investigations into the sources of the other infections is underway. Contact tracing is underway to determine any venues of concern, and public health teams have begun contacting a number of close contacts associated with these cases.

Four cases are being cared for in hospital and all are in a stable condition.

A  total of 64 cases have been confirmed in Northern NSW since June 16 when the current Delta outbreak in Sydney began.

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