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46 new cases of COVID-19 in the Hunter regions

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The Hunter New England Health District has identified a further 46 cases of COVID-19 including one in the Upper Hunter. 

It was located in the Singleton local government area within Darlington. 

The 46 new cases take the total number in the current outbreak to 3,653 - with currently 845 active cases.

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

37 cases are linked, 6 are unlinked and three are still under investigation.

27 were infectious in the community, 16 were isolating while infectious and three are still under investigation.

A breakdown of today's figures: 

11 are from Cessnock LGA

- 7 from Cessnock

- 3 from Abermain

- 1 from North Rothbury

9 are from Lake Macquarie LGA

- 2 from Teralba

- 2 from Windale

- 1 from Blackalls Park

- 1 from Caves Beach

- 1 from Fennell Bay

- 1 from Tingira Heights

- 1 from West Wallsend

8 are from Tamworth LGA

- 4 from Tamworth

- 2 from West Tamworth

- 1 from Hillvue

- 1 from Oxley Vale

6 are from Newcastle LGA

- 3 from Mayfield

- 1 from Georgetown

- 1 from Merewether

- 1 from Wickham

6 are from MidCoast LGA

- 3 from Taree

- 1 from Forster

- 1 from Purfleet

- 1 from Tinonee

2 are from Moree Plains LGA

- 2 from Moree

2 are from Inverell LGA

- 2 from Tingha

1 is from Port Stephens LGA

- 1 from Medowie

1 is from Singleton LGA

- 1 from Darlington

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