Covid testing shows no increase with local clinic opening

The opening of the Covid testing clinic at Woy Woy Hospital on August 28 does not appear to have increased the number of tests undertaken by residents from either the 2256 or the 2257 postcode area.
The average number of tests per day for the five days between August 28 and September 1 for the Woy Woy postcode area was 43.8, compared to 43.0 for the last 15 days of August.
In the 2257 postcode area, the number of tests dropped from an average of 84.2 per day in the last 15 days of August, to an average of 64.8 for the five days from August 28.
A total of 3835 tests have been conducted on residents from the 2256 postcode area and 7325 tests for the 2257 postcode area.
Only four coronavirus cases have been recorded against Woy Woy’s postcode.
The most recent two were recorded on August 26 and 31.
The other two were recorded on March 22 and 25.
A total of 10 have been recorded in the 2257 postcode area, which covers Umina and Ettalong and also areas such as Empire Bay and Killcare.
Eight of these were recorded between March 26 and 31, with the other two on March 11 and 21.

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