COVID19 UPDATE 23 AUGUST
There were 818 new local cases in NSW
586 in hospital
100 in intensive care
2 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in the Hunter New England area.
The 2 new cases take the total number of cases in the current outbreak to 163. There are 151 active cases.
1 is from Lake Macquarie LGA 1 in Toronto 1 infectious in the community
1 is from Cessnock LGA 1 in East Branxton 0 infectious in the community
32 people are currently being cared for in hospital. 0 are in ICU.
All are linked to previously reported cases.
1 was infectious while in the community.
1 death from COVID-19 (linked to aged care)
To view the case location map for NSW visit https://bit.ly/NSW_CaseLocations.
Please stay home and only leave if it is absolutely necessary.