COVID-19 UPDATE 25 SEPTEMBER 2021

  • There were 1,007 new local cases in NSW.

  • 1,187 in hospital.

  • 229 in intensive care.

The Statewide vaccination rates confirmed by NSW Health are:

  • 84.7% first dose

  • 57.8% second dose (fully vaccinated)


HNE Health have confirmed 31 new cases COVID-19 for the New England Health Area.

The 31 new cases take the total number in the current outbreak to 628. There are currently 394 active cases.

  • 18 are from Lake Macquarie LGA - 3 in Cooranbong - 2 in Charlestown - 2 in Toronto - 2 in Warners Bay - 1 in Belmont - 1 in Bolton Point - 1 in Booragul - 1 in Cardiff South - 1 in Dudley - 1 in Edgeworth - 1 in Mount Hutton - 1 in Wangi Wangi - 1 in Woodrising

  • 5 are from Cessnock LGA - 3 in Kurri Kurri - 2 in Weston

  • 3 are from Newcastle LGA - 1 in Adamstown - 1 in Newcastle East - 1 in Wallsend

  • 2 are from Maitland LGA - 1 in Metford - 1 in Thornton

  • 2 are from Singleton LGA - 2 in Singleton

  • 1 is from Port Stephens LGA - 1 in Raymond Terrace

  • 15 of the total active cases are currently being cared for in hospital. 1 is in ICU.

  • 18 are linked, 9 are unlinked, and 4 are still under investigation.

  • 20 were infectious in the community. 8 were isolating while infectious. 3 are still under investigation.

  • 743 close contacts are in isolation.