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A new case of COVID-19 identified in Hunterview

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A new case of coronavirus has been identified in the Upper Hunter regions in the past 24-hours. 

It was located in the Singleton local government area in Hunterview. 

It follows after 79 new infections were recorded across the Hunter New England Health District. 

The additional cases bring the total number in the current outbreak to 2,890 - with 838 active cases. 

The other infections included 18 in Lake Macquarie, 17 in Newcastle, 11 in Tamworth, eight in Port Stephens, seven in Maitland, six in Cessnock, five in the Mid-Coast, two in Dungog and Moree, and one in Armidale and Tenterfield. 

21 of the total active cases are being cared for in hospital and four are currently in ICU.

51 cases are linked, 14 are unlinked and 14 are still under investigation.

41 were infectious in the community and 24 were isolating while infectious.

Meanwhile, New South Wales recorded 293 locally acquired cases. 

A breakdown of today's figures:

18 are from Lake Macquarie LGA

- 3 from Belmont North

- 3 from Valentine

- 2 from Toronto

- 1 from Windale

- 1 from Cameron Park

- 1 from Cardiff

- 1 from Morisset

- 1 from Swansea

- 1 from Tingira Heights

- 1 from Warners Bay

- 1 from Whitebridge

- 1 from Gateshead

17 are from Newcastle LGA

- 3 from Mayfield

- 3 from North Lambton

- 2 from Elermore Vale

- 2 from Hamilton South

- 1 from Carrington

- 1 from Georgetown

- 1 from Maryville

- 1 from New Lambton

- 1 from Newcastle East

- 1 from The Hill

- 1 from Wallsend

11 are from Tamworth LGA

- 4 from East Tamworth

- 2 from South Tamworth

- 2 from West Tamworth

- 1 from Oxley Vale

- 1 from Tamworth

- 1 from Warral

8 are from Port Stephens LGA

- 5 from Raymond Terrace

- 1 from Mallabula

- 1 from Soldiers Point

- 1 from Tanilba Bay

7 are from Maitland LGA

- 4 from Woodberry

- 1 from East Maitland

- 1 from Maitland

- 1 from Tenambit

6 are from Cessnock LGA

- 3 from Kurri Kurri

- 2 from Cessnock

- 1 from Aberdare

5 are from Mid-Coast LGA

- 2 from Chatham

- 1 from Harrington

- 1 from Old Bar

- 1 from Taree

2 are from Dungog LGA

- 1 from Martins Creek

- 1 from Clarence Town

2 are from Moree Plains LGA

- 2 from Moree

1 is from Armidale Regional LGA

- 1 from Armidale

1 is from Singleton LGA

- 1 from Hunterview

1 is from Tenterfield LGA

- 1 from Woodside

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.

Tags: coronavirus, covid-19