COVID-19 UPDATE 6 OCTOBER 2021

There were 594 new local cases in NSW. 959 in hospital. 188 in intensive care.


The Statewide vaccination rates confirmed by NSW Health are: 88.6% first dose 67.7% second dose (fully vaccinated)


HNE Health have confirmed 93 new cases COVID-19 for the New England Health Area.

The 93 new cases take the total number in the current outbreak to 1,352. There are currently 922 active cases.


14 are from Maitland LGA - 5 in Woodberry - 3 in Rutherford - 3 in East Maitland - 1 in Metford - 1 in Thornton - 1 in Maitland 27 are from Newcastle LGA - 9 in Wallsend - 7 in Merewether - 2 in Jesmond - 2 in Hamilton - 2 in Newcastle - 1 in Mayfield - 1 in Shortland - 1 in Hamilton South - 1 in Tighes Hill - 1 in Stockton 26 are from Lake Macquarie LGA - 4 in Gateshead - 3 in Swansea - 2 in Toronto - 2 in Morisset - 2 in Belmont - 2 in Cooranbong - 2 in Blacksmiths - 1 in Mount Hutton - 1 in Charlestown - 1 in Cardiff - 1 in Marks Point - 1 in Wyee - 1 in Cameron Park - 1 in Dudley - 1 in Belmont North - 1 in Speers Point 17 are from Cessnock LGA - 9 in Cessnock - 2 in Kurri Kurri - 1 in Neath - 1 in Bishops Bridge - 1 in Elrington - 1 in Greta - 1 in Kearsley - 1 in Pelaw Main 4 are from Port Stephens LGA - 2 in Tanilba Bay - 2 in Raymond Terrace 2 are from Mid-Coast LGA - 2 in Nabiac 1 is from Singleton LGA - 1 in Singleton Heights 1 is from Muswellbrook LGA - 1 in Muswellbrook 1 is from Tamworth Regional LGA - 1 in Tamworth 23 of the total active cases are currently being cared for in hospital. 2 are currently in ICU. 67 are linked, 12 are unlinked, and 14 are still under investigation. 54 were infectious in the community. - 25 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