Illawarra Newsroom

Illawarra Shoalhaven COVID-19 cases rise

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Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District confirms 54 local residents have tested positive to COVID-19 in the 24 hours to 8pm last night.

  • 38 are from the Wollongong Local Government Area (LGA) - four are linked to known cases, Postcodes - 2500 (nine cases), 2502 (five), 2505 (two), 2506 (four) 2517 (two) 2518 (10), 2526 (five), 2530 (one)
  • Seven are from the Shellharbour LGA - five are linked to known cases, Postcodes – 2527 (one), 2528 (three), 2529 (three)
  • Nine are from the Shoalhaven LGA – three are linked to known cases, Postcodes – 2541 (nine)
  • There are no new cases from the Kiama LGA.

There have now been 2,005 local cases of COVID-19 in the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District since the start of the current outbreak in June.

As at 8pm Friday, 8 October there were 44 COVID-19 patients being treated in hospital.

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