One coronavirus case remains in Murrumbidgee Local Health District

The Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD) has just one active case of coronavirus, with the district reporting a recovery overnight.

The total number of identified COVID-19 positive patients in the MLHD remains at 45, unchanged for well over a month.

A total of 8204 tests have been performed across the region and there are no hospitalisations currently.

The patient who was recorded as recovered overnight is from the Narrandera Shire, leaving just one remaining patient in the Cootamundra-Gundagai area.

Patients are only declared recovered once they are no longer showing any symptoms of the virus based on regular interviews with healthcare professionals.

Anyone with any respiratory symptoms such as fever, shortness of breath, dry cough or sore (scratchy) throat is encouraged to call the COVID hotline on 1800 831 099 to book in for a free and confidential test.