Skip Ribbon Commands
Skip to main content

COVID-19 Information

​​

COV​ID-19 Data up​​​​​​​​​date

Wednesday, 27 May 2020​

The data reported on this page is correct as of 10.00am Wednesday, 27​ May​ 2020 for the Western NSW Local Health District.​

​PLEASE NOTE – ​

  • Confirmed cases of COVID-19 are notified by the person’s normal place of residence. It may be the case that a case listed below relates to a person/s not currently staying the District/Local Government Area (LGA). 
  • Social distancing is currently the best measure we have to limit the spread of COVID-19. Everyone should continue to follow the social distancing requirements currently in place, regardless of how many confirmed cases there might be in their local area. 
  • The number of confirmed cases do not necessarily represent the total number of people in the community who may have COVID-19. People with COVID-19 may experience very minimal symptoms, and may not undergo testing. 
  • The information provided below is correct at the time of publication. In some cases, the total number of confirmed cases may be reduced as a result of ‘false positive’ tests. This is where a person initially tests positive for COVID-19, but subsequent tests are negative.

You can find the state-wide COVID-19 data and infordmation on social-distancing at the NSW Health website


Cases Overview & Definitions

COVID-19 in Western NSW LHD

Number

Total number of people tested for COVID-19

9,160

Total confirmed cases of COVID-19*

Cases of COVID-19 are confirmed based on a laboratory analysis of a nasopharengeal swab. The number of confirmed cases may vary over time as a result of ongoing investigation or case review. A person who has returned a false positive test for COVID-19 will be removed from the total confirmed case number. 

​ 45

Total number of deaths from COVID-19 in WNSWLHD

1

Total number currently hospitalised

This includes the total number of people with COVID-19 who are currently being cared for in any hospital within the Western NSW Local District

0

Total number of active COVID-19 cases**

An active case refers to a person who is still considered contagi​ous and may be capable of spreading COVID-19. Active cases may be in hospital, or in isolation in the community.  

A person who has returned a false positive test for COVID-19 will not be included as an 'active’ case. 
1

​​

Cases by Local Governmen​t Area (LGA)

Note – only LGAs with confirmed cases reported​

Local Government Area (LGA)

New Cases

(notifications received 

since the last update)​

Total Cases*

Active**

Bathurst Regional ​​
​ 9

Blayney Shire

3

Cabonne Shire
​5

​Dubbo Regional ​

​​6

​Mid-Western Region​

6

​Narromine Shire​

​1

​Orange City

11
1​
​Parkes Shire

​1

​Warren Shire

​1

​​Warrumbungle Shire​
​1

​​Weddin Shire​
​​1

*Total cases  - Cases of COVID-19 are confirmed based on a laboratory analysis of a nasopharengeal swab. The number of confirmed cases may vary over time as a result of ongoing investigation or case review. A person who has returned a false positive test for COVID-19 will be removed from the total confirmed case number. 

**Active cases - An active case refers to a person who is still considered contageous and may be capable of spreading COVID-19. Active cases may be in hospital, or in isolation in the community. A person who has returned a false positive test for COVID-19 will not be included as a ‘recovered’ case.