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Two cases of COVID-19 recorded in Singleton

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Two new cases of COVID-19 have been identified within Singleton in the past 24-hours. 

It includes one in Hunterview and one in Singleton itself. 

It follows after 62 new cases were recorded across the Hunter New England Health District. 

The newly confirmed take the overall total in the current outbreak to 2,355 - with 1,049 cases currently active. 

24 of the total active cases are currently being cared for in hospital. 3 are currently in ICU.

Tragically, a man in his 40s from the Maitland LGA died in Maitland Hospital with COVID-19.

He had not received any doses of a COVID-19 vaccine.

40 were infectious in the community, 23 were isolating while infectious and three are still under investigation.

A breakdown of today's COVID-19 cases:

22 are from Lake Macquarie LGA

- 3 from Macquarie Hills

- 3 from Mount Hutton

- 2 from Cardiff Heights

- 2 Edgeworth

- 2 from Holmesville

- 2 from Windale

- 2 from Wyee

- 1 from Belmont

- 1 from Carey Bay

- 1 from Charlestown

- 1 from Toronto

- 1 from Warners Bay

- 1 from West Wallsend

10 are from Newcastle LGA

- 3 from Hamilton South

- 2 from Wallsend

- 1 from Birmingham Gardens

- 1 from Jesmond

- 1 from Mayfield

- 1 from Newcastle West

- 1 from North Lambton

8 are from Cessnock LGA

- 3 from Abermain

- 2 from Cessnock

- 1 from Aberdare

- 1 from Pelaw Main

- 1 from Weston

7 are from Maitland LGA

- 2 from Horseshoe Bend

- 2 from Woodberry

- 1 from Gillieston Heights

- 1 from Metford

- 1 from Rutherford

5 are from MidCoast LGA

- 4 from Taree

- 1 from Killabakh

5 are from Tamworth LGA

- 4 from West Tamworth

- 1 from Tamworth

3 is from Port Stephens LGA

- 3 from Raymond Terrace

2 is from Singleton LGA

- 1 from Hunterview

- 1 from Singleton

Tags: coronavirus, covid-19