• JON WOLFE

No new Covid 19 cases in Tamworth or HNEH district

MORE than 1700 people have been tested for coronavirus in Tamworth but there are still no confirmed active cases in the city.

In the latest figures to 8pm on Saturday, Tamworth recorded 13 confirmed cases of COVID-19 - a figure which has remained the same since the death of a 58-year-old woman in Tamworth hospital from complications related to COVID-19 on April 16. The other 11 patients have all recovered from the virus. One patient in Attunga is still considered to be an 'active' case, and is yet to recover.

Fifteen patients have been tested in the Attunga area, while 78 have been tested in the Manilla 2346 postcode.