COVID19 CASE UPDATE 21 AUGUST

  • There were 825 new local cases in NSW

  • 32 people are currently being cared for in hospital. 0 are in ICU.

1 new case in the Hunter New England area, which takes the total number of cases in the current outbreak to 154.

  • 1 is from the Newcastle LGA

  • 0 were infectious in the community

  • The locally acquired case is linked to previously reported cases and is not associated with the aged care cluster or disability care workers.

  • We had a total of 28,794 tests carried out in Maitland. We need more people to get tested please!

To view the case location map for NSW visit https://bit.ly/NSW_CaseLocations.


Please stay home and only leave if it is absolutely necessary.