NSW Reaches More Than 50 Percent Fully Vaccinated
As Covid case numbers drop
New South Wales has recorded 1,007 new locally acquired Covid-19 cases and 11 deaths in 24 hours to 8PM yesterday.
It is understood that none of the 11 people who died from the virus were fully vaccinated.
Eight of the victims had underlying medical conditions while two had received only one dose of the vaccine.
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One person was in their 40’s, one in their 50’s, two were in their 60’s, three in their seventies, three in their 80’s and one in their 90’s.
NSW case numbers appear to be decreasing while vaccination rates are rapidly rising with 84.7% of people vaccinated with their first dose and 57.8% with their second.
New South Wales Health’s Dr Jeremy McAnulty has announced the detection of the virus in sewage in the Tamworth, Oberon, Balranald, Dungog and Eden areas and is asking people living in these regions to get tested immediately.
South western Sydney and Western Sydney are still the main areas of concern with 308 cases detected in South Western Sydney and 214 detected in Western Sydney.
An increase in cases has also been detected in the Illawarra region with 70 new Covid-19 cases recorded.
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