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A further 30 cases confirmed in the Hunter New England


The Hunter New England Health District has recorded 30 confirmed COVID-19 int he past 24-hours.

The new cases take the total number in the current outbreak to 4,176 - there are currently 625 active cases.

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

22 cases are linked, five  are unlinked and three are under investigation.

12 were infectious in the community, 15 were isolating while infectious and three are under investigation by health authorities. 

Meanwhile, New South Wales recorded 180 locally acquired cases overnight. 

A breakdown of today's COVID-19 figures:

11 are from Moree Plains LGA

- 11 from Moree

8 are from Mid Coast LGA

- 4 from Taree

- 1 from Wingham

- 1 from Cedar Party

- 1 from Krambach

- 1 from Old Bar

7 are from Newcastle LGA

- 3 from Jesmond

- 1 from Mayfield

- 1 from New Lambton Heights

- 1 from Wallsend

- 1 from Waratah West

2 are from Lake Macquarie LGA

- 1 from Cameron Park

- 1 from Macquarie Hills

1 is from Narrabri LGA

- 1 from Narrabri

1 is from Port Stephens LGA

- 1 from Nelson Bay

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

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