Mar 27

​The Western NSW Local Health District has confirmed that a staff member undertaking work at Bathurst Hospital has recently tested positive for COVID-19.

The staff member has also performed work at Dubbo Hospital but was not considered to be infectious at that time.

Staff at Bathurst Hospital who are considered to have been in close contact with the doctor have been asked to self-quarantine and will receive daily wellness checks.

Staff and patients who may be considered to be at risk are being contacted by the public health team.


As of 8.00am Friday 27 March, the Western NSW Local Health District has 27 confirmed cases of COVID-19.


Local Government AreaNo. of cases
Bathurst Regional 7
Blayney Shire3
Cabonne Shire1
Dubbo Regional 6
Mid-Western Region2
Narromine Shire1
Orange City6