COVID-19 UPDATE 7 SEPTEMBER 2021
There were 1,220 new local cases in NSW.
1,151 in hospital.
192 in intensive care.
HNE Health have confirmed 7 new cases COVID-19 for the New England Health Area.
The 7 new cases take the total number in the current outbreak to 239. There are currently 109 active cases.
1 is from Maitland LGA 1 in Thornton Was isolating while infectious Linked to a household contact
2 are from Lake Macquarie LGA 1 in Hillsborough Was infectious in community Linked to a positive household case 1 in Cooranbong Was isolating while infectious Linked to a close contact
2 are from Port Stephens LGA 2 in Shoal Bay Both were infectious in community Linked to Shoal Bay cluster
1 is from Newcastle LGA 1 in Elermore Vale Was infectious in community Unlinked. Investigations ongoing
1 is from Mid-Coast LGA 1 in Booral Was isolating while infectious Unlinked. Investigations ongoing
7 of the total active cases people are currently being cared for in hospital. 1 is in ICU.
5 of the cases are linked. 4 were infectious in the community.
463 close contacts are in isolation.