ONE of ten new cases of covid-19 in the Hunter New England Health district has been identified in Parkville.
UPDATE: The Mayor has been phoned by local police to inform him that the case of covid in the Upper Hunter, is due to a Sydney resident, who has an address in Parkville has been classified by NSW Health as a resident of Parkville. They have confirmed the woman is currently not in Parkville.
The case is listed as unlinked to other known cases and NSW Health is continuing to investigate any chains of transmission.
If you have even the mildest symptoms, please get tested.
EDITORIAL NOTE: A case of covid-19 in our community, does NOT mean someone has in any way breached covid restrictions. The virus is now widely present throughout the state and more cases will be identified in the community. Please be kind to those in our community who contract the virus. We will all come into contact with the virus over coming months. Please get vaccinated. Please practice good infection control. Please get tested if you have even the mildest of symptoms.