No cases confirmed for Young residents, two in Albury LGA

Murrumbidgee Local Health District have confirmed that two residents from the Albury Local Government Area have tested positive to COVID-19.

"Two new positive COVID-19 cases with residential addresses have been identified in the Murrumbidgee," a MLHD spokesperson said.

"Both cases are residents from Albury Local Government Area (LGA).

"One case is being cared for in Victoria and the other is isolating in Albury.

"Urgent case investigations and contact tracing is underway."

Murrumbidgee health officials remain concerned with locations of concern in Young and Wagga after it was confirmed that a person that has since tested positive for the virus visited both locations as well as Mudgee.

"MLHD Public Health Unit are also investigating locations of concern in Wagga Wagga and Young," the spokesperson said.

"An essential worker who was in Wagga Wagga from 30 August to 3 September, and in Young on 3 September - 7 September has tested positive for COVID-19."

Walk-in testing is available in Young today at the Young Town Hall from 10.00 - 4.00 pm.

Testing is also available in Young at the GP-Led Respiratory Clinic, 12 Boorowa Street (Wednesday - Friday). Call 02 6382 1599 to make a booking or book online at hotdoc.com.au

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.

For additional testing locations go to www.mlhd.nsw.gov.au, or for help accessing a test call the Murrumbidgee COVID-19 Hotline 1800 831 099.

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