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49 new cases of COVID-19 recorded in the Upper Hunter regions

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A further 49 new cases of COVID-19 has been identified within the Upper Hunter regions. 

The Singleton local government area recorded the highest number of infections at 23, Muswellbrook following at 16 and the Upper Hunter Shire with ten. 

The Hunter New England regions as a whole diagnosed 708 new cases overnight.

There are 8159 active cases in the district with 25 of those infections being cared for in hospital and one is in ICU.

Meanwhile, New South Wales recorded a high of 12,226 locally acquired cases.

Of the 708 new cases in the Hunter New England:

- 194 are from Lake Macquarie LGA

- 153 are from Newcastle LGA

- 97 are from Maitland LGA

- 58 are from Port Stephens LGA

- 48 are from Cessnock LGA

- 39 are from Tamworth Regional LGA

- 30 are from Mid Coast LGA

- 23 are from Singleton LGA

- 17 are from Narrabri LGA

- 16 are from Muswellbrook LGA

- 10 are from Upper Hunter LGA

- 6 are from Moree Plains LGA

- 4 are from Armidale Regional LGA

- 4 are from Liverpool Plains LGA

- 3 are from Dungog LGA

- 2 are from Gunnedah LGA

- 2 are from Gwydir LGA

- 1 is from Glen Innes LGA

- 1 is from Tenterfield LGA

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