The Dubbo mayor and deputy are urging residents to only leave the house if necessary after an "alarming" number of COVID-19 cases in Wellington.
While the number of COVID cases in Dubbo has dropped, they continue to rise in Wellington.
Eleven new cases were confirmed on Tuesday.
Mayor Stephen Lawrence has issued a plea for people to take the outbreak "extremely seriously".
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"[There's] a really alarming number of COVID cases and it's really concerning, particularly for such a small community... I know the authorities and other people on the Emergency [Management] Committee are really, really concerned about this," Cr Lawrence said.
"I want to issue that shout out to the Wellington community to take this extremely seriously, to stay at home, but also to do all you can to influence those who find it hard to comply with the public health orders. Encourage them to comply as well."
Cr Jones reiterated the message, urging people to stay at home.
"Please go and get vaccinated, go and get tested. Stay at home. Don't go visiting anyone," she said.
"Please, it's all up to you to ensure that our community gets out of this and that we don't have any further deaths within our local government area."
The mayor also acknowledged the incredible effort from the population right across the local government area in complying with lockdown.
However he urged people in Dubbo not to be complacent just because case numbers appeared to be dropping.
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