NSW Health is today reporting the deaths of 31 people with COVID-19 across the state, including one person from the South Coast.
The woman in her 70s is the third reported death from the Eurobodalla Local Government Area.
Southern NSW Local Health District has expressed its sincere condolences to her loved ones.
NSW Health reported the death of a man in his 70s from the Snowy Monaro on Thursday (February 3). It’s the first reported COVID-related death in the Local Government Area.
7 people are currently in the wards at South East Regional Hospital in Bega with COVID-19 plus one person in ICU.
214 new cases of the virus have been reported in Southern NSW today (Friday February 4).
78 from PCR tests and 136 from RATs.
30 new cases were recorded in the Bega Valley
28 new cases were recorded in the Eurobodalla.
The Bega Valley testing clinic is open at the Sapphire Coast Turf Club weekdays from 8am until 2pm and over the weekend from 9am until 2pm.
The Eurobodalal testing clinci is open at Gundary Oval, Campbell Street in Moruya 8am until 4pm Monday to Thursday, 9am to 4pm Fridays and 8am to 3pm Saturdays.
People should be alert for any symptoms that could signal COVID-19, including headache, nausea, sore throat, runny nose, cough, loss of smell or taste, or fever.
If symptoms appear, people must isolate and get tested immediately, and remain isolated until a negative result is received. If a positive result is received, people must isolate for 7 days since getting tested.