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Breakdown of latest Illawarra Shoalhaven COVID-19 cases


The Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District has broken down the latest COVID-19 case numbers for the region.

For the 24 hour period to 8pm Thursday, 23 September there were 103 new COVID-19 cases recorded for the Local Health District:

  • 82 cases are residents of Wollongong Local Government Area, 18 are linked to known cases, investigations are continuing for 64
  • 14 cases are residents of Shellharbour LGA, eight are linked to known cases, six are under investigation
  • Five cases are residents of Shoalhaven LGA, three are linked to known cases, two are under investigation
  • Two cases are residents of Kiama LGA, both are linked to known cases  


NSW Health reminds everyone that it remains vital that anyone who has any symptoms or is a close or casual contact of a person with COVID-19, isolates and is tested immediately.

When testing clinics are busy, please ensure you stay in line, identify yourself to staff and tell them that you have symptoms or are a contact of a case.

Please check the NSW Government website regularly, and follow the relevant health advice if you have attended a venue of concern or travelled on a public transport route at the same time as a confirmed case of COVID-19.

This list is being updated regularly as case investigations proceed.

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