An Orange resident has tested positive to COVID-19 while in hotel quarantine in Sydney.
The person is a returning traveller who listed their address with an Orange postcode.
They have not returned to the region and are the only active case for Orange and the Western NSW Local Health District.
There have now been 12 coronavirus cases among Orange residents and 10 people have recovered from the virus.
As of Tuesday morning, there were 3918 total tests taken and 888 recent tests taken by Orange residents.
The new case has also brought the number up to a total 46 confirmed cases in the health district on Tuesday including the one active case and one fatality.
In the four weeks up to Tuesday a total of 8213 COVID-19 tests had been undertaken in the health district.
The other recovered cases included five in Cabonne with three in the Molong area and two in the Manildra area.
There were also nine cases at Bathurst, three in Blayney, six each in Dubbo and the mid-western region, and one each in Narromine, Parkes, Warren, Warrumbungle Shire and Weddin.
In NSW, confirmed cases of COVID-1 are reported by the person's normal place of residence even though they may not be in that location at that time.
A spokeswoman from the health district said it is critical that everyone in all our local communities continue to practice social distancing to minimise the risk of the transmission of COVID-19.
She said to minimise the risk of virus transmission it is essential that people who have been directed into home isolation and quarantine arrangements follow these directions, and that everyone continues to maintain physical distancing of 1.5 metres and regularly wash their hands.
NSW Health is urging anyone feeling unwell, even with mild symptoms such as a runny nose or scratchy throat, to practice good hygiene by coughing and sneezing into their elbow or a tissue, washing their hands regularly, isolate themselves from others and to seek testing via their GP or by visiting one of the COVID-19 testing clinics.
There is a COVID-19 testing clinic at Orange Health Service.
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