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Two cases of COVID-19 recorded in the Singleton LGA

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Two positive cases of COVID-19 were identified within the Singleton Local Government Area in the past 24-hours.

They were both located in Singleton and belong of the overall total of 14 newly confirmed cases in the Hunter New England Health District.

The announcement follows Upper Hunter MP Dave Layzell wrote a letter to the NSW State Government urging them to reconsider lockdown restrictions across the Singleton, Muswellbrook, Upper Hunter and Dungog Shire Councils.

The other seven were located in Newcastle - from Mayfield, North Lambton and Wallsend.

There were three in Lake Macquarie - from Wangi Wangi and Wyee Point.

One is from Maitland - located in Tenambit

One is also from Port Stephens - located in Raymond Terrace.

Ten of the cases are linked, however health experts have stated the root of the source remains unknown.

There are four still under investigation.

New South Wales recorded 1,127 new locally acquired cases overnight.

There were tragically two deaths.

For further information, visit the Hunter New England Health website.

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