The Singleton LGA now has confirmed case of COVID-19 which was infectious while in the community.
It comes as the Hunter New England Health District revealed 13 new cases in the past 24-hours.
The Singleton is currently under investigation and not linked to any known infections.
The other eight were in Port Stephens - located in Anna Bay, Fingal Bay, Fern Bae, Heatherbrae, Nelson Bay, Soldiers Point and Shaol Bay.
The other four were from Lake Macquarie - located in Wyee Point and Murrays Beach.
10 of the total active cases are currently being cared for in hospital. 0 are in ICU.
Eight of the cases are linked, while seven were infectious in the community, with two under investigation.
There are 485 close contacts are in isolation.