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Hunter New England Health confirms two more COVID-19 cases

The region's health district has confirmed more cases of coronavirus, with the count reaching 13, but there are no warning alerts in Tamworth.

Hunter New England Health is now providing care and support to two additional people

confirmed to have Covid-19 including a man in his 60s in home isolation after recently returning from the US and a man in his 20s is in home isolation after coming back from Asia.

HNE Health is reaching out to close contacts of the two new cases, who are being asked to self-isolate for 14 days.

They will be checked on every day to ensure they are well and any contact who develops Covid-19 symptoms will be tested for the infection.

Hunter New England Local Health District has opened clinics at John Hunter, Maitland and Calvary Mater Newcastle hospitals.

Health staff continue to undertake daily wellness checks with all confirmed cases in the


They ask everyone in Hunter New England to play a part in containing the spread

of COVID-19 by washing your hands often, covering coughs and sneezes, maintain social

distance and staying home if you’re unwell.



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