Fourth COVID-19 case reported in Batemans Bay, linked to previous cases

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NSW Deputy Premier has confirmed a new COVID-19 case was recorded in Batemans Bay overnight, a close contact of the previous three recorded last week. “At this stage, there are no exposure sites in Batemans Bay, and NSW Health will update as they receive more information,” he said. Mr Barilaro rejected suggestions NSW Health was withholding information about new cases. READ MORE: NSW records two more deaths, 1127 new cases “I apologise if people think we are withholding information, but that’s not the case,” he said. “As much as we love getting prompt information out there, the last thing we want is wrong information. “It’s important to tell people about the cases so they are vigilant, and the second part is to put new exposure sites as we learn them.” The Southern NSW Local Health District recorded four new COVID-19 cases overnight, two in Queanbeyan, one in Yass and one in Batemans Bay. Anyone with symptoms of COVID-19 is urged to get tested. To find your nearest testing clinic, visit the NSW Health website. To book a vaccine visit the eligibility website. Our COVID-19 news articles relating to public health and safety are free for anyone to access. However, we depend on subscription revenue to support our journalism. If you are able, please subscribe here. If you are already a subscriber, thank you for your support.

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Fourth COVID-19 case reported in Batemans Bay, linked to previous cases

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The Batemans Bay COVID-19 cluster is now at four cases.

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2021-09-14T11:51:00+10:00

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“At this stage, there are no exposure sites in Batemans Bay, and NSW Health will update as they receive more information,” he said.

Mr Barilaro rejected suggestions NSW Health was withholding information about new cases.

“I apologise if people think we are withholding information, but that’s not the case,” he said.

“As much as we love getting prompt information out there, the last thing we want is wrong information.

“It’s important to tell people about the cases so they are vigilant, and the second part is to put new exposure sites as we learn them.”

The Southern NSW Local Health District recorded four new COVID-19 cases overnight, two in Queanbeyan, one in Yass and one in Batemans Bay.

Anyone with symptoms of COVID-19 is urged to get tested. To find your nearest testing clinic, visit the NSW Health website.

Our COVID-19 news articles relating to public health and safety are free for anyone to access. However, we depend on subscription revenue to support our journalism. If you are able, please subscribe here. If you are already a subscriber, thank you for your support.

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The NSW Health website says “source unknown” for one case in Batemans Bay, however a spokesperson confirmed all cases have been linked. Photo: NSW Health.

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