Shoalhaven News

More COVID cases in Nowra and Kiama


Two new COVID cases in the Shoalhaven are being investigated to find out how the people became infected.

However two new infections in Kiama are linked to known cases.

The cases are among 17 in the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District reported in this morning's daily COVID update, including nine in Wollongong and four in Shellharbour.

There are now five active cases in the Kiama local government area, and 23 in the Shoalhaven.

Meanwhile Coles Supermarket in Nowra has been identified as a potential COVID exposure site.

Coles has been advised that a person who later tested positive for COVID-19 visited the store between 10.13 and 10.20am on Thursday, September 9th.

The supermarket has since undergone a deep clean, but people who were in the supermarket at the time have been asked to monitor for symptoms, and undertake a COVID test if any develop.

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