There is no COVID-19 case in Moree.
MP Adam Marshall took to social media to say Hunter New England Health, while announcing one case for Moree, has told him the person is living in the Hunter region and poses no risk to the community.
"Despite the reporting, the is NO case in Moree. The positive case has a Moree address but is currently in the Hunter region," Mr Marshall explained.
"NSW Health has advised me this morning of two new COVID cases in Armidale."
He said the cases Armidale are from the same family and household, and have been linked to a known active case in Tamworth.
"Contact tracing teams are conducting interviews to determine any exposure sites," he added.
The cases come as positive sewage detection has been recorded in Inverell and Moree, with Uralla's sewage continuing to show COVID fragments as well.
"This is a timely reminder of the fact that we will see cases, like these and others, across our region as the State opens up and unrestricted travel resumes," Mr Marshall said.
"Our vaccination rates are excellent and continue to rise quickly and being fully vaccinated is our best protection from becoming seriously ill and hospitalised if/when we contract COVID."
Another case of COVID-19 has been recorded in Tamworth as the virus spreads across the New England North West region.
The Tamworth case is from Hillvue, while two have been detected in Armidale and another in Moree.
More than 95 per cent of people in the Tamworth LGA have received their first dose of a vaccine, with 75.3 per cent fully vaccinated.
No new cases were recorded in Gunnedah.
The new cases bring the Hunter New England Health district total to 59 cases in the 24 hours to 8pm.
Public health physician Dr David Durrheim said the case numbers are consistent across the region.
"With schools going back today we can understand that parents may be a little bit anxious with kids going back to school or to early learning centres and we understand that," he said.
"We have to be so alert to the very mildest of symptoms in anyone in the family, a runny nose may be all that your child is experiencing but don't ignore it.
"A cough or sore throat in an adult in the household should really prompt testing of the whole family, we see where COVID gets into schools or early learning centres it can spread very rapidly."
Dr Durrheim said there are protocols in place to deal with potential outbreaks in schools.
There were 59,612 tests conducted in the 24 hours to 8pm on Sunday.
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