New Covid cases in Albury, areas of concern in Wagga and Young

Two new positive Covid-19 cases who are residents from Albury have been detected. One case is being cared for in Victoria and the other is isolating in Albury. Urgent case investigations and contact tracing is underway.

The Murrumbidgee Local Health District Public Health Unit are also investigating locations of concern in Wagga Wagga and Young. An essential worker who was in Wagga Wagga from August 30 to September 3, and in Young on September 3-7 has tested positive for Covid-19.

There have also been two new cases in Yass, who are close contacts of a known case.

Common symptoms of Covid-19 include fever, cough, sore throat, shortness of breath, runny nose and loss of taste or smell. Other symptoms include fatigue, acute blocked nose (congestion), muscle pain, joint pain, headache, diarrhoea, nausea/vomiting, loss of appetite, unexplained chest pain and conjunctivitis.

MLHD reminds everyone to maintain their vigilance and continue to follow the public health advice around hand hygiene, mask wearing and physical distancing.