As an LGA, the Central Coast appears to have reached its COVID-19 peak, but Parliamentary Secretary for the Central Coast, Adam Crouch, is calling on all residents to remain vigilant.
With almost 6,000 Central Coast residents tested for COVID-19, Crouch welcomed news that the number of new cases on the Coast has plateaued.
Crouch said that of the 117 people who had tested positive for the virus as of April 15, two were still inpatients, none had required ICU care and 81 patients have been released from isolation.
“While these are very promising figures, the next fortnight will be critical and I hope that people continue to listen to the advice from Government and continue to behave appropriately,” Crouch said.
“Never before have we needed the community to be so vigilant,” he added.
Crouch said appropriate levels of testing on the Central Coast continued at the COVD-19 clinics at both Gosford and Wyong hospitals.
“I am calling on people with the slightest respiratory symptoms – cough, sore throat, shortness of breath or fever – to attend one of the COVID-19 clinics for testing.
“I understand the criteria for testing has been relaxed, so if you have any symptoms at all, please get tested,” Crouch said.
Press release, Apr 15
Ben Sheath, Office of Adam Crouch MP