COVID-19 UPDATE 9 OCTOBER 2021

There were 580 new local cases in NSW. 812 in hospital. 163 in intensive care.


98 confirmed COVID-19 cases for the Hunter New England region.

The 98 new cases take the total number in the current outbreak to 1,630. There are currently 1,074 active cases.

28 are from Lake Macquarie LGA - 2 in Belmont North - 1 in Belmont South - 5 in Bolton Point - 1 in Bonnells Bay - 1 in Charlestown - 1 in Gateshead - 1 in Morisset - 2 in Mount Hutton - 1 in Swansea - 3 in Toronto - 2 in Warners Bay - 8 in Windale

24 are from Cessnock LGA - 2 in Aberdare - 3 in Abermain - 8 in Cessnock - 2 in Cliftleigh - 1 in Congewei - 1 in East Branxton - 1 in Ellalong - 1 in Kearsley - 1 in Kurri Kurri - 1 in Lovedale - 1 in Paxton - 2 in Weston

13 are from Maitland LGA - 2 in Aberglasslyn - 1 in Bolwarra Heights - 3 in East Maitland - 2 in Maitland - 1 in Rutherford - 3 in Thornton - 1 in Woodberry

15 are from Newcastle LGA - 1 in Cooks Hill - 1 in Fletcher - 2 in Hamilton East - 1 in Lambton - 2 in Mayfield - 3 in Merewether - 1 in Merewether Heights - 1 in Shortland - 1 in Wallsend - 1 in Waratah - 1 in Waratah West

5 are from Tamworth Regional LGA - 1 in Calala - 2 in Oxley Vale - 1 in South Tamworth - 1 in West Tamworth

4 are from Mid Coast LGA - 1 in Purfleet - 3 in Taree

4 are from Muswellbrook LGA - 3 in Muswellbrook - 1 in Muswellbrook South

1 is from Glen Innes Severn - 1 in Emmaville

1 is from Gunnedah LGA - 1 in Gunnedah

1 is from Port Stephens LGA - 1 in Karuah

1 is from Singleton LGA - 1 in Broke

1 is from Upper Hunter Shire LGA - 1 in Green Creek

28 of the total active cases are currently being cared for in hospital. 3 are currently in ICU.

48 are linked, 21 are unlinked, and 29 are still under investigation.

41 were infectious in the community. 45 were isolating while infectious. 12 are still under investigation.