COVID-positive woman from Newcastle who visited Tamworth speaks up, calls for calm

Anna Falkenmire
By Anna Falkenmire
Updated August 10 2021 - 2:26am, first published August 9 2021 - 9:00pm
TESTING: Masses of locals turned up for a COVID-19 swab after a list of five exposure sites in Tamworth was released by health authorities. Photo: Peter Hardin

A YOUNG woman, thought to have been infectious with COVID-19 when she visited Tamworth in northern NSW, has spoken up to defend herself after living through some of the "most stressful" days of her life.


Anna Falkenmire

Anna Falkenmire


Anna Falkenmire is a senior journalist at the Northern Daily Leader in Tamworth, reporting mostly on court and crime. Story tips are always welcome at and you can keep up with her stories via @annafalky on Twitter.