Despite one case of Covid showing up for the Inverell Local Government Area on several government maps on Wednesday, there is no case in town.
MP Adam Marshall said he'd been "flooded" with enquiries asking about the "new" active case, and confirms that for the second time, an administration blip was to blame.
"To be clear, despite the reports, there is NO case," Mr Marshall said.
Hunter New England Health didn't list Inverell as a site where a new case was present in their morning update on Wednesday.
"The reported case relates to a COVID-positive person, who resides in Sydney, where they contracted COVID-19, but has an address within the Inverell LGA."
He assured the community that they hadn't been anywhere near Inverell, nor the region, at any stage since acquiring COVID.
"I have requested NSW Health update it's records and website to reflect this," Mr Marhsall said.
It's not the first time an active recorded case on the websites has caused concern for the Sapphire City.
On September 10, a single active case was showing up for the area, and again Mr Marshall had to clarify with the community.
At that time, it was a resident living in Wilcannia that caused the "administrative error".
"Ideally it would be wonderful if it [administrative errors] never happened - but I guess everyone that works in the system is trying to do the best they can. This has been identified, and hopefully it will be corrected now," Mr Marshall said about that case.
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