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.