Riverine Herald

New COVID-19 case recorded in Echuca

By Anna McGuinness

A NEW COVID-19 case has been confirmed in Echuca tonight by the Public Health Unit Bendigo. 

The source of infection is still being investigated and all close contacts have been identified, tested and are waiting for their results in isolation.  

The COVID-19 positive person is well and isolating at home.  

The Loddon Mallee rapid response testing team will provide COVID-19 testing at Echuca Regional Health on Friday, September 11 and Saturday, September 12 from 10am – 4.30pm, access via the corner of Leichardt St and Francis St. 

Anyone with even the mildest of symptoms or concerns is encouraged to get tested. 

Common symptoms include fever/chills, cough, shortness of breath or a sore throat, runny nose and loss of sense of smell or taste.​ 

It is the 10th case of COVID-19 recorded in Campaspe Shire, and is the only active case in the region.