BREAKDOWN: Coronavirus cases by LGAs on the Northern Rivers
NSW Health is keeping the community informed by breaking down COVID-19 cases into local government areas.
There are currently 44 confirmed coronavirus patients in Northern NSW.
Thirty-eight of these cases were acquired overseas.
LGA breakdown as of 8pm on Wednesday:
- Ballina 1-4
- Tenterfield 1-4
- Lismore 5
- Byron 13
- Tweed 12
Richmond Valley and Kyogle LGAs are not on list.
From Friday, April 3, there will be new hospital rules with a limit of one visitor per patient in all our hospitals.
Byron Shire has also been declared officially off-limts to visitors, with new orders from the NSW Minister for Health and Medical Research, Brad Hazard, yesterday.
The shire will also see a new COVID-19 clinic opening at Byron Central Hospital, operating from Thursday, running seven days a week between 10am and 4pm.
The free clinic will welcome backpackers in the Byron Shire who have any COVID-19 symptoms, even if those symptoms are mild.