Hunter New England Health is providing medical support to a further 14 people who were diagnosed with COVID-19 in the District in the 24 hours to 8.00pm last night.
The additional 14 cases brings the total number of cases in the District to 53 since 5 August.
Of the 14 new cases:
We can further advise that sewage detects have occurred for the first time in Toronto and Raymond Terrace, which prompts Dr David Durrheim's, Public Health Controller, HNELHD, push for testing. Shortland and Burwood catchment areas have also returned detects.
UPDATE: Byron Bay
A man will be served a Future Court Attendance Notice today for breaching public health orders after he visited the Byron Bay and surrounding areas.
Following inquiries, including appeals for public assistance, the 52-year-old man from Rose Bay will be charged after he allegedly travelled from Sydney to Byron Bay and the surrounding area, without a reasonable excuse and in contravention of the public health orders.
The Future Court Attendance Notice will be served on the man at the Lismore Base Hospital with strict bail conditions.
He will appear at Lismore Local Court on Monday 13 September 2021.
Inquiries are ongoing.
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