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07 Sep 2020
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Man and daughter test positive to coronavirus
Solar panels to shade carpark
Council to install soap in at least 12 public toilet blocks
Community group welcomes shared zone grant
CWA members make trauma teddies
Panel approves boarding house 'in the public interest'
Hardware supply store approved with noise conditions
Median DA time is 34 days, says mayor
New workshop approved for Men's Shed
Council proposes alcohol-free zones
Celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary
Group cleans up for Covid-safe events
Covid-Safe registrations jump in the past month
Car boot sale put on hold until next year
Bridge players asked to pre-book sessions
Recognising the unsung heroes
Knitting rugs and quilts for Elsie's Retreat
Association is close to fundraising target for hall upgrade
Cake ingredients wanted
School holiday program at PCYC
Website for women with disabilities welcomed
Ettalong bakery wins prizes in national competition
Vouchers and rebates for energy bills
Woy Woy Bay has 5G coverage
No rain in almost three weeks
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Outdoor healthy space in danger of being destroyed
Worst of the worst roam Chambers Place
Why not have shared zone on Ettalong waterfront?
Seating will only make thin lane thinner
Paperbarks slashed yet again
What is council spending supposed to achieve?
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Covid testing shows no increase with local clinic opening
Aged care homes are closed to visitors
Reminder to stay alert, says public health director
Pozieres House opens with household-model aged care
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Help sought to keep school pick-ups safe
Students implode watermelon in science experiment
Book Week Parade was 'outstanding' community effort
Students walk 11km on environmental excursion
Two reach 175 nights of home reading
Students sit international science assessment
Drama students study special effects make-up
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Umina wins three lifesaving excellence awards
No spectators allowed at rugby union finals at Woy Woy
Tennis club celebrates member's 94th birthday
Ourimbah avoided an upset at Woy Woy oval
Outrigger club blesses its newest canoe
Semi-finals played for Umina Minor Pairs
New president for Umina bowls
Soccer results
Netball results

Covid testing shows no increase with local clinic opening

The opening of the Covid testing clinic at Woy Woy Hospital on August 28 does not appear to have increased the number of tests undertaken by residents from either the 2256 or the 2257 postcode area.

The average number of tests per day for the five days between August 28 and September 1 for the Woy Woy postcode area was 43.8, compared to 43.0 for the last 15 days of August.

In the 2257 postcode area, the number of tests dropped from an average of 84.2 per day in the last 15 days of August, to an average of 64.8 for the five days from August 28.

A total of 3835 tests have been conducted on residents from the 2256 postcode area and 7325 tests for the 2257 postcode area.

Only four coronavirus cases have been recorded against Woy Woy's postcode.

The most recent two were recorded on August 26 and 31.

The other two were recorded on March 22 and 25.

A total of 10 have been recorded in the 2257 postcode area, which covers Umina and Ettalong and also areas such as Empire Bay and Killcare.

Eight of these were recorded between March 26 and 31, with the other two on March 11 and 21.





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