COVID-19 UPDATE 3 OCTOBER 2021

There were 667 new local cases in NSW. 981 in hospital. 195 in intensive care.


The Statewide vaccination rates confirmed by NSW HealthNSW Health are: 88.1% first dose 66.5% second dose (fully vaccinated)


HNE Health have confirmed 82 new cases COVID-19 for the New England Health Area.

The 82 new cases take the total number in the current outbreak to 1,135.

12 are from Maitland LGA - 4 in South Maitland - 3 in Woodberry - 2 in Metford - 2 in Thornton - 1 in Rutherford 31 are from Lake Macquarie LGA - 7 in Bonnells Bay - 3 in Windale - 2 in Belmont - 2 in Charlestown - 2 in Gateshead - 2 in Teralba - 2 in Whitebridge - 2 in Warners Bay - 1 in Belmont South - 1 in Blackalls Park - 1 in Booragul - 1 in Glendale - 1 in Marmong Point - 1 in Red Head - 1 in Swansea Heads - 1 in Toronto - 1 in Wyee 15 are from Cessnock LGA - 6 in Weston - 3 in Cessnock - 3 in Kurri Kurri - 1 in Bellbird - 1 in Heddon Greta - 1 in Paxton 9 are from Newcastle LGA - 2 in Wallsend - 1 in Adamstown - 1 in Bar Beach - 1 in Hamilton - 1 in Jesmond - 1 in Kotara - 1 in Mayfield - 1 in Shortland 6 are from Port Stephens LGA - 2 in Fullerton Cove - 2 in Raymond Terrace - 1 in Anna Bay - 1 in Medowie 4 are from Muswellbrook LGA - 4 in Muswellbrook 2 are from Singleton LGA - 1 in Darlington - 1 in Singleton 1 is from Dungog LGA - 1 in East Gresford 1 is from Gunnedah LGA - 1 in Gunnedah 1 is from Tamworth LGA - 1 in West Tamworth


22 of the total active cases are currently being cared for in hospital. 2 are currently in ICU. 57 are linked, 13 are unlinked, and 12 are still under investigation. 34 were infectious in the community. - 34 were isolating while infectious. - 14 are still under investigation.


All testing sites can be located via https://www.nsw.gov.au/covid-19/health-and-wellbeing/clinics