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.