JUST one person remains sick with coronavirus in Western NSW, health authorities have confirmed on Wednesday morning.
This person lives in the Orange local government area and is receiving medical care, but is not in hospital.
Of the 45 people who were diagnosed with COVID-19 in the region, 43 have now made a recovery while one person died from the virus earlier this month.
Across the region, 12 LGAs have had at least one case of the virus while a number have received none at all, including: Cowra, Forbes, Bogan and Oberon.
A Dubbo man who has now recovered from the virus was given a standing ovation when he left the hospital recently.
While a Central West woman who caught COVID-19 while on the Ruby Princess cruise said she feared for her life while sick.
Meanwhile, across Australia more than 6738 cases have been recorded, but around 1100 are active.
Of the active cases, 109 are in hospital, with 42 in intensive care.
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Earlier this week, NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian announced an easing to COVID-19 restrictions that will allow two visitors to travel anywhere in the state to visit family and friends at their home.
For advice and information about COVID-19 visit NSW Health online.
Tips from the health district
- Clean your hands thoroughly for at least 20 seconds with soap and water, or an alcohol-based rub
- Cover your nose and mouth when coughing and sneezing with tissue or a flexed elbow
- Avoid close contact with anyone with cold or flu-like symptoms
- Stay home if you are sick
- Keep your distance from others as much as possible through social distancing.