COVID19 UPDATE 2 SEPTEMBER 2021
There were 1,288 new local cases in NSW
957 in hospital
160 in intensive care
HNE Health have confirmed 4 new cases COVID-19 for the New England Health Area.
The 4 new cases take the total number in the current outbreak to 193. There are currently 76 active cases.
2 are from Port Stephens LGA 1 in Shoal Bay Was infectious in community Unlinked. Investigations ongoing 1 in Salamander Bay Was infectious in community Linked to a known exposure
1 from Lake Macquarie LGA 1 in Swansea Heads Was infectious in community Linked to a known exposure
1 from Newcastle LGA 1 in Hamilton Was isolating while infectious Linked to a known exposure
7 people are currently being cared for in hospital. 1 is in ICU.
3 of the cases are linked. 3 were infectious in the community.
649 close contacts are in isolation.