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.
According to NSW Health, 1749 people had been tested up to 8pm on Saturday night in the 2340 Tamworth postcode.
There remains one active case in Gunnedah, and 116 people have been tested. There are three active cases in Armidale, as well as one recovered. After a blitz at the hospital, 779 people had been tested in Armidale, according to NSW Health.
All three confirmed cases in Inverell have now recovered, as well as the lone case in Uralla; and two each on the Liverpool Plains, and in the Deepwater/Emmaville area.
There is still one active case in Moree, but Northern Tablelands MP Adam Marshall has previously said the patient was being treated at Tamworth hospital.
In the 2372 Tenterfield postcode, one person has recovered from the virus.
A blitz on testing will continue on Monday at the Tamworth and Armidale hospitals with drive-through clinics operating for a second week.
Health authorities have been clear it would take 28 days without a new case nationally to eradicate the virus.
In the latest 24-hour testing period to 8pm on Saturday, NSW recorded four more cases of COVID-19, but no new cases emerged in the Hunter New England Health District.
In that same period, three more people recovered in the Hunter New England area, meaning there was only 43 active cases. There is 277 confirmed cases across the health district.
Overall in NSW, there have been 3035 cases, 2306 recoveries and 44 lives lost to coronavirus during the pandemic.
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