477 cases and six deaths in NSW the day before the lockdown begins to lift
The Western NSW Local Health District registers 17 new cases, none in Orange or Cabonne.
2021-10-10T11: 36: 00 + 11: 00
There were 477 new locally acquired cases in NSW and 17 new cases in the western NSW local health district.
Of the 17 new cases, eight were contagious in the community.
There have been 1478 confirmed cases of COVID in the western NSW local health district.
Unfortunately, NSW Health reports the deaths of six men who had COVID-19. Two were in the 50s, one in the 60s and three in the 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.
A man in his 70s died at St George’s Hospital, where he contracted his infection. It is the third death associated with an outbreak at the hospital.
A man in his 50s from southern New South Wales died at home.
A man in his 50s from southern New South Wales died at Canberra Hospital.
A man in his 70s died at Nepean Hospital, where he contracted his infection. It is the eighth death associated with an outbreak in the hospital.
There have been 431 COVID-19-related deaths in NSW since June 16, 2021, when the Delta outbreak began, and a total of 487 since the start of the pandemic.
62,847 locally acquired cases have been reported since June 16, and a total of 68,523 cases in NSW since the onset of the pandemic.
There are currently 794 COVID-19 cases hospitalized, with 159 people in the intensive care unit, 76 of whom require ventilation.
86,155 COVID-19 tests were reported by 8 p.m. Saturday, compared to the previous day’s total of 79,894.
NSW Health administered 22,296 COVID-19 vaccines in 24 hours to 8pm last Saturday. The total number of vaccines administered in NSW is now 10,941,416, with 3,755,034 doses administered by NSW Health until 8pm on Saturday and 7,186,382 administered by the GP network and other providers until 11.59pm on Friday 8 October.
By 11:59 p.m., Friday, October 8, across NSW, 90.1 percent of the population over the age of 16 had received a first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, and 72.8 percent were fully vaccinated.