COVID-19 UPDATE 6 SEPTEMBER 2021
There were 1,281 new local cases in NSW.
1,071 in hospital.
177 in intensive care.
HNE Health have confirmed 5 new cases COVID-19 for the New England Health Area.
The 5 new cases take the total number in the current outbreak to 232. There are currently 105 active cases.
1 is from Maitland LGA 1 in Chisolm Was infectious in the community Linked to a workplace exposure
3 are from Lake Macquarie LGA 1 in Cardiff Was infectious in community Linked to a worksite exposure 1 in Macquarie Hills Was infectious in community Unlinked. Investigations ongoing 1 in Toronto Was infectious in community Linked to a positive family member
1 is from Port Stephens LGA 1 in Nelson Bay Was infectious in community Linked to Shoal Bay cluster
8 of the total active cases people are currently being cared for in hospital. 1 is in ICU.
4 of the cases are linked. All were infectious in the community.
439 close contacts are in isolation.