COVID19 UPDATE 25 AUGUST
There were 919 new local cases in NSW
645 in hospital
113 in intensive care
4 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in the Hunter New England area
The 4 new cases take the total number in the current outbreak to 168. There are 114 active cases.
1 is from Newcastle LGA 1 in Wallsend 0 infectious in the community
1 is from Lake Macquarie LGA 1 in Windale 1 infectious in the community
1 is from Cessnock LGA 1 in North Rothbury 0 infectious in the community 1 is from Port Stephens LGA 1 in Raymond Terrace 0 infectious in the community
31 people are currently being cared for in hospital. 0 are in ICU.
All cases are linked.
714 close contacts are in isolation.
Please stay home and only leave if it is absolutely necessary.
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The data in the table below has been extracted from the NSW Health website and is for all locally acquired COVID-19 cases and tests in the last four weeks - up to 8pm 22 August 2021. https://www.health.nsw.gov.au/.../pages/stats-local.aspx