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Shoalhaven's first case in three days

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The Shoalhaven has recoded its first COVID-19 case in three days.

Figures released this morning show there was one new cases in the Shoalhaven's 2541 area during the 24 hours to 8pm Monday, which was linked to a known case.

There was also one case in Wollongong, also linked to a known case.

At 8pm on Monday the number of people being treated in the district's hospitals as a result of COVID-19 had increased slightly to 12.

The local testing rate continues to remain steady with 21,346 COVID-19 tests undertaken throughout the health district in the past week.

Across the state NSW recorded 222 new locally acquired cases of COVID-19 in the 24 hours to 8pm Monday night, along with one case acquired overseas and one from interstate.

Four people  with COVID-19 – two women and two men - died during the 24 hours.

One person was in their 50s, two people were in their 80s, and one person was in their 90s.

Three people were from south western Sydney and one person was from Albury.

Three people were not vaccinated and one person, a woman in her 80s, had received one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

Tags: Coronavirus, COVID-19, Covid Shoalhaven, Covid South Coast