Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD) confirms a positive case of COVID-19 has been identified in the Hilltops LGA to 8pm last night.

The man in his 60s presented at Young District Hospital and has been transferred to Wagga Wagga Base Hospital. Three other cases are currently under investigation.

The source of infection is currently under investigation as contact tracers identify anyone this person may be come in contact with during their infectious period.

There have now been 3 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in MLHD since the start of the current outbreak.


Anyone with even the mildest of cold-like symptoms is urged to immediately come forward for testing and isolate until a negative result is received.

Testing is available in Young at:

Young Town Hall

Boorowa Street, Young

10.00 am – 4.00 pm

Laverty Pathology Drive-thru

Young Racecourse, Murringo Road

9.00 am – 3.00 pm

For additional testing locations go to, or for help accessing a test call the Murrumbidgee COVID-19 Hotline 1800 831 099.

There are more than 500 COVID-19 testing locations across NSW, many of which are open seven days a week. To find your nearest clinic visit COVID-19 testing clinics or contact your GP.