UPDATE AT 7PM: The Murrumbidgee Local Health District have confirmed the first case of COVID-19 in the health district area after a 41-year-old man tested positive for the virus in the Border region.
"One positive result has been returned from 538 people tested for COVID-19 in MLHD," a statement from MLHD read.
"NSW Health have advised that a 41-year old male who recently returned home from a trip abroad has tested positive.
"The patient has been interviewed to identify his travel paths and potential contacts and anyone who has been in contact with this patient will be notified.
"The patient is in self isolation and has taken measures to ensure he does not transmit the virus."
UPDATE: Albury Wodonga Health have confirmed a NSW person who was tested at the Albury Wodonga COVID-19 clinic has returned a positive result.
Although Albury Wodonga Health is operationally under the Victorian Health System, any resident on the NSW side testing positive will be reflected in MLHD data.
"The person had recently returned from overseas and had been in self-isolation at home since their return. They have not attended the Albury or Wodonga hospitals," a Albury Wodonga Health spokeswoman said.
"They will continue to monitor their symptoms from home.
"NSW Public Health is following up with them regarding tracing their contacts and their ongoing self-isolation."
The region's health district has announced there is one suspected case of coronavirus within the region.
The Murrumbidgee Local Health District announced on Sunday there is a suspected case of COVID-19 stemming from tests undertaken in the health district, with further testing under way to confirm the status.
"To date, there is one suspected case of COVID-19 amongst people who have been tested in MLHD," the statement read.
The most common symptoms of COVID-19 are fever, sore throat and dry cough, with symptoms generally appearing 3 to 4 days after exposure to the virus, however symptoms can appear up to 14 days later.
MLHD advises if you are a returned traveller or have come in contact with a confirmed case and are showing symptoms within 14 days including fever, sore throat, dry cough and shortness of breath you are to seek medical advice.
It is recommended you either contact your GP to arrange an appointment and let them know in advance if you have symptoms, call the MLHD COVID-19 hotline on 1800 831 099 for an assessment over the phone between 7am and 11pm or call the coronavirus hotline on 1800 022 222 to receive advice on the best course of action depending on symptoms and risks.
According to MLHD, people without symptoms do not need to be tested.
Testing clinics have been set up at Griffith and Wagga to allow for more testing to be undertaken.
As of March 21, there are 533 confirmed cases in NSW, with a total of 52,663cases tested and cleared to date.
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