10 active cases remain in the MLHD area

As of 8.00am on Thursday August 13, 2020 no further cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD), with the total number of reported positive cases in the region remaining at 54.

According to a MLHD spokesperson the total tests conducted in the health district area has now surpassed 40,000.

There are currently 10 active cases remaining in the MLHD with 43 patients recovering from the virus.

MLHD said there has been six people who have required hospitalisation since the beginning of the pandemic and one person sadly passed away during the beginning of the pandemic in the MLHD area.

"Testing is critical to help minimise the risk of community to community transmission and to stop the spread," a MLHD spokesperson said.

"People are required to self-isolate after the test until their result is received, this usually takes around 30 hours and can be received via text message.

"Anyone who feels unwell should be tested."

Anyone wishing to arrange a test at in Young or at any of the MLHD testing centres can do so by calling the Murrumbidgee COVID-19 Hotline on 1800 831 099 to book an appointment.

Active cases by Local Government Area:

Albury City - 3

Cootamundra-Gundagai Regional Council - 1

Junee Council - 1

Snowy Valleys Council - 1

Wagga Wagga City - 4

TOTAL ACTIVE CASES: 10

Accumulative cases per Local Government Area:

Albury City - 11

Berrigan Shire - 5

Cootamundra-Gundagai - 2

Federation - 7

Greater Hume - 3

Griffith - 3

Hay Shire - 1

Hilltops Council - 2

Junee Council - 1

Murrumbidgee Council - 3

Narranderra Shire - 1

Snowy Valleys Council - 1

Wagga Wagga City - 14

TOTAL ACCUMULATIVE CASES: 54

Recoveries by Local Government Area:

Albury City - 8

Berrigan Shire - 5

Cootamundra-Gundagai - 1

Federation - 6 (1 deceased)

Greater Hume - 3

Griffith - 3

Hay - 1

Hilltops - 2

Murrumbidgee - 3

Narranderra - 1

Wagga City - 10