Three Shoalhaven residents have tested positive to COVID-19 overnight, with the source of infection under investigation for each case.
All three cases are located in the 2541 postcode, confirmed by the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District in Monday's update.
In the 24 hours to 8pm Saturday, the ISLHD recorded eight new cases across the district with three cases in Wollongong, one in Shellharbour and one in Kiama.
There have now been 2,369 local cases of COVID-19 in the ISLHD since the start of the current outbreak in June.
NSW Health has listed four new Shoalhaven venues as COVID exposure sites.
Anyone who visited the sites at the times outlined are casual contacts, must immediately come forward for testing and self-isolate until a negative result is received:
- South Nowra: Earnest Arthur,171 Princes Highway, 2:40pm to 3:50pm, Saturday October 16
- Nowra: Chesters Takeaway, Shop 4/110 Kalandar Street, 2:30pm to 3pm, Wednesday October 13
- Nowra: Coles Nowra,Kinghorne Street and Junction Street, 5pm to 6pm, Friday October 15
- Nowra: The Friendly Grocer East Nowra, 100 Kalandar Street, 2:30pm to 2:45pm, Tuesday October 12
For a full list of all exposure sites, visit the NSW Health case locations website.
For the second day in a row, NSW has recorded under 300 new cases.
There were 59,612 tests conducted in the 24 hours to 8pm on Sunday.
The deaths bring the toll of the NSW outbreak that began in August to more than 500 people.
84.8 per cent of the state's adult population is double vaccinated, with first doses at 93 per cent.
For a list of COVID-19 testing sites across the Illawarra Shoalhaven, visit the district's website.
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