COVID19 UPDATE 24 AUGUST

  • There were 753 new local cases in NSW

  • 608 in hospital

  • 107 in intensive care

1 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in the Hunter New England area.

  • The new case takes the total number of cases in the current outbreak to 164. There are 143 active cases.

  • 1 is from Newcastle LGA 1 in Jesmond 0 infectious in the community

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

  • The person is linked to the current aged care cluster.

  • The person was not infectious while in the community.

To see vaccination rates by postcode visit https://bit.ly/Vaccination_by_postcode.


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.