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No active cases of COVID-19 in Greater Shepparton

By Charmayne Allison

There are no active cases of COVID-19 in Greater Shepparton, with an inpatient admitted to Goulburn Valley Health earlier this month no longer considered an active case.

The total number of coronavirus cases ever recorded in the region remains at 50.

There are also no active cases in the Mitchell, Benalla, Campaspe, Moira and Strathbogie regions.

Victoria recorded 28 new cases of COVID-19 and eight deaths on Thursday, September 17.

Anyone who is unwell with any symptoms of COVID-19, no matter how mild (such as fever, chills, cough, sore throat, runny nose, loss of sense of smell), should get tested immediately and stay at home.

GV Health's Acute Respiratory Clinic at Graham St, Shepparton, is open seven days a week from 10 am to 5.30 pm and does not require an appointment.

For more information, phone the coronavirus hotline on 1800 675 398 or visit www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/coronavirus