For advice and information about COVID-19 in and around Lithgow, click here.
(min cost $8)
Login or signup to continue reading
A case of COVID-19 is under investigation in the Parkes local government area.
In a statement released by the Western NSW Local Health District on Wednesday morning, they announced a case of COVID-19 had been "reported" and "further testing and investigation" was under way to verify the diagnosis and the any possible source of infection.
The person is currently in isolation.
"While the case remains under investigation, the Public Health Unit has contacted all close contacts out of an abundance of caution," says the WNSWLHD.
All identified close contacts have been advised to be tested for COVID-19 and have been provided with all the relevant Public Health information; such as to remain in isolation for 14 days.
It is important to note that if you haven't been contacted by the Public Health Unit, you haven't been identified as a close contact of the infected person.
If you have any symptoms, even mild ones, arrange to be tested out of an abundance of caution.
As of 11am Wednesday September 2, there have been 48 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Western NSW Local Health District.
We all need to keep our family and loved ones safe. To help stop the spread of COVID-19 you can:
For advice and information about COVID-19 click here.
Our COVID-19 news articles relating to public health and safety are free for anyone to access. However, we depend on subscription revenue to support our journalism. If you are able, please subscribe here. If you are already a subscriber, thank you for your support.
Sign up for our newsletter to stay up to date.