The Cabonne region's COVID-free streak has come to an end with a new case in Canowindra.
However, despite the person being infectious in the community, Western NSW Local Health District chief executive Scott McLachlan said the case was low risk.
"We're still investigating the origins of this case and some of the details around it. We know the person has been infectious in the community - they're now in isolation and being cared for Canowindra," Mr McLachlan said Monday.
"There'll be more information throughout the day on any risk to the stay-at-home orders, but we don't see that as being a high risk."
He added that the locations the person had been to while infectious had also been notified.
"We don't expect it will trigger stay-at-home orders for the Cabonne LGA at the moment," the health boss said.
However, health authorities are still working to identify where the person contracted the virus.
"We're still investigating, and honestly, that's a real trigger for concern where we don't have that clear link," Mr McLachlan said.
"So can I please urge everyone in Canowindra to come forward for testing. If you've got any signs or symptoms however mild, please don't leave your house without coming to get tested."
The case in Cabonne was among 24 new cases for the Western NSW Local Health District. Another two were identified in Blayney, however these were not infectious in the community.
The Cabonne region has been out of lockdown since September 16.
On Monday, Premier Gladys Berejiklian announced that travel within NSW and community sport will resume once 80 per cent of the state (aged 16 and over) have been fully vaccinated. This was expected to happen in mid-October. The state is expected to hit 70 per cent double dosed on October 11.
Up to 8pm, last night, there were 787 new locally acquired cases of COVID-19, while 12 people had died with the virus - who were mostly from Sydney.
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