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Further 62 new cases of COVID-19, one in the Upper Hunter

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The Hunter regions have identified a further 62 cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours. 

The new cases take the total number in the current outbreak to 3,607 - with currently 827 active cases.

The Upper Hunter recorded one new cases located within the Singleton LGA at Lambs Valley. 

20 of the total active cases are currently being cared for in hospital and three are currently in ICU.

48 cases are linked, 10 are unlinked and four are still under investigation.

25 were infectious in the community, 33 were isolating while infectious and four are still under investigation.

A breakdown of today's figures:

21 are from Moree Plains LGA

- 21 from Moree

11 are from Cessnock LGA

- 7 from Cessnock

- 3 from Abermain

- 1 from Weston

8 are from MidCoast LGA

- 4 from Taree

- 2 from Forster

- 1 from Nabiac

- 1 from Tinonee

7 are from Lake Macquarie LGA

- 2 from Cameron Park

- 2 from Jewells

- 1 from Brightwaters

- 1 from Buttaba

- 1 from Toronto

5 are from Newcastle LGA

- 1 from Fletcher

- 1 from Hamilton

- 1 from Mayfield

- 1 from Sandgate

- 1 from Wallsend

3 are from Inverell LGA

- 3 from Inverell

2 are from Tamworth Regional LGA

- 2 from Tamworth

2 are from Maitland LGA

- 2 from Chisholm

1 is from Armidale LGA

- 1 from Armidale

1 is from Port Stephens LGA

- 1 from Boat Harbour

1 is from Singleton LGA

- 1 from Lambs Valley

To see vaccination rates by postcode visit https://bit.ly/NSW_Vaccination_by_postcode.

To view the case location map for NSW visit https://bit.ly/NSW_CaseLocations.

Image: Grant Broadcasters

 

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