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Illawarra Shoalhaven COVID-19 latest update

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The Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District has updated the latest COVID19 info for our region.

As of this morning, there were no new cases reported, the number of confirmed cases of COVID19 for the health district still stands at 123. There have been 120 recoveries, while 47,405 tests have been done.

During this morning's media briefing from NSW Health, the Premier has once again re-affirmed social distancing, and appropriate hand hygiene, is essential to containing and eliminating the risk of the spread of the virus. Dr Kerry Chant says there were 8 new cases for the state - 7 are returned travellers in hotel quarantine, while the case of a woman in her 30's from South Western Sydney is being investigated.  

Meantime, a 17 year old from Victoria has tested positive while on holidays on our far South Coast at Merimbula, initially Victoria Health advised the teen tested negative, but admitted days later it had made an error.

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