School aged-children are still not being allowed to visit patients in hospital, however people are now able to have two visitors.
Coronavirus social distancing rules for hospital visitors have been relaxed since the first strict limit of one visitor per patient was introduced three months ago.
A Western NSW Local Health District spokeswoman said they were regularly monitoring the situation.
She said all visitors needed to pass temperature checks which were being conducted at entrances to Orange hospital before being allowed into the building.
The two visitors must be the same persons over the course of the mother's stay.WNSWLHD spokeswoman
"Currently, patients who are admitted to hospital, other than women in maternity care, are able to have multiple visitors each day but no more than two people at any time," she said.
"For a mother who is giving birth, two visitors are allowed including the patient's partner.
"The two visitors must be the same persons over the course of the mother's stay."
She said school-aged or young visitors were not encouraged due to difficulty in supervising them and ensuring social distancing.
The hospital is still operating the fever clinic for people to receive coronavirus tests from 10am-2pm Monday-Friday.
She said 1438 people had presented for tests as of last Thursday.
A further 600 people have presented at the GP-led respiratory clinic outside the Bloomfield Medical Centre. All those tests have been negative.
She said the emergency department at Orange hospital also had a designated area for respiratory patients.
The spokeswoman said anyone with symptoms of coronavirus should get tested.
"We encourage anyone showing symptoms of COVID-19, including fever, cough, sore throat, runny nose, shortness of breath, loss of taste and smell, to stay at home and have a test," she said.
The spokeswoman said the hospital would be guided by the state government in making any changes to hospital visitor restrictions.
"Orange hospital will continue to follow the guidance set by NSW Health and the relevant state and Commonwealth public health bodies," she said.
The first coronavirus hospital restrictions were introduced statewide on March 18.
Apart from limiting visitors to patients they also suspended all volunteer activities in the hospitals.
A Western NSW Public Health Network spokesman last week said it would continue to run the Orange respiratory clinic for at least another two months.
"We will continue to operate, at this stage, into the second half of August. However, this may be extended, pending contract reviews being conducted by the Commonwealth government and the Department of Health."
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