Tue. Aug 9th, 2022

New South Wales on Sunday registered 477 new cases of Covid-19, NSW Health doctor Jeremy McAnulty announced.

He said there were also six deaths for people with covid-19.

NSW has reached a milestone vaccination rate, with 90 per cent of its residents aged 16 and over now receiving their first dose of Covid-19 vaccination, while more than 73 per cent have had their second bite.

Camera iconNSW Health doctor Jeremy McAnulty delivers a Covid-19 update in Sydney. NCA NewsWire / Flavio Brancaleone Credit: Corp Australia company profile

Of the six men who died, two were in their 50s, one in their 60s and three in their 70s. One was from western Sydney, one from southeastern Sydney, two from southwestern Sydney and two from southern New South Wales. Five were not vaccinated and one had received a dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

Of the 477 new cases, 106 are from southwest Sydney, 56 are from Hunter New England, 77 are from western Sydney, 58 are from Illawarra / Shoalhaven, 32 are from inner Sydney, 40 are from southeast Sydney, 20 are from the Nepean Blue Mountains, 25 are from Central Coast LHD and 20 are from Northern Sydney.


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