Far West LHD COVID-19 Update
The Far West Local Health District (FWLHD) reported three cases of COVID-19 to 8pm last night, these cases in Wilcannia were announced yesterday.
This brings the total number of confirmed cases in FWLHD to 10.
A further four cases have been reported overnight in Wilcannia and one in Broken Hill, these cases will be included in tomorrow's numbers.
The six cases in Wilcannia are in isolation and are being contacted regularly by public health staff for health and welfare checks.
Follow up investigations and contact tracing is continuing.
We are calling on anyone who has been in Wilcannia in recent days to get tested regardless of whether or not they have symptoms.
All Far West residents are also urged to limit their movements in the community at this time.
The FWLHD has increased testing capacity in the District, including in Wilcannia and Broken Hill.
A COVID-19 testing clinic is operating at Wilcannia Oval (entry from Myer Street) from 9am to 4pm daily.
A pop-up COVID-19 testing clinic is operating at the Alma Oval in Broken Hill, from 8am to 4pm this week. The Alma Oval clinic can accommodate drive through tests.
A pop-up testing clinic is also being held at the Community Hub in Creedon Street, Broken Hill from 11am to 3pm today.
A COVID-19 drive through testing clinic is operating at Memorial Oval in Broken Hill from 8am to 5pm, seven days a week. Everyone is asked to enter via Williams Street and exit via Warnock Street (left turn only).
There are more than 450 COVID-19 testing locations across NSW, many of which are open seven days a week.
To find your nearest clinic visit: https://www.nsw.gov.au/COVID-19/how-to-protect-yourself-and-others/clinics or contact your GP.