COVID19 UPDATE 31 AUGUST 2021

  • There were 1,164 new local cases in NSW up until 8pm 30 August.

  • 871 in hospital

  • 143 in intensive care


HNE Health have confirmed 2 new cases COVID-19 for the New England Health Area.

  • The 2 new cases take the total number in the current outbreak to 184. There are currently 73 active cases.

  • 1 is from Lake Macquarie LGA 1 in Windale Was isolating while infectious Linked to a known exposure outside Windale

  • 1 is from Post Stephens LGA 1 in Raymond Terrace Was infectious in the community Linked to a Dubbo exposure site

  • 8 people are currently being cared for in hospital. 1 is in ICU.

  • All cases are linked.

  • 615 close contacts are in isolation.


Case and test data source: https://www.health.nsw.gov.au/.../pages/stats-local.aspx