Cases Count
Confirmed cases (incl. interstate residents in NSW health care facilities) 3,053
Deaths (in NSW from confirmed cases) 46
Cases reported recovered 2,543
Total persons tested 315,770

There have been no new deaths in the reporting period.

There have been no new cases at Anglicare Newmarch House. There is a total of 69 cases linked to Newmarch House: 37 residents and 32 staff. There were 40 residents and 95 staff tested for COVID-19 on 10 May, and a further 106 staff tested on 11 May. All of these staff tests have been negative. There have been no newly-identified resident cases.

There are currently 100 COVID-19 cases being treated by NSW Health. This includes eight people being treated in intensive care units. All eight require ventilators.

There are now 2,543 people who have recovered from COVID-19 in NSW.

NSW Health is urging people with symptoms, including mild symptoms, to be tested to ensure as many cases of COVID-19 in the community are identified as quickly as possible.

This is particularly important in several areas following the identification of locally acquired cases. The Canada Bay, Canterbury Bankstown, and Cumberland local government areas have been identified for further testing.

All areas of concern for community transmission in NSW are publicly available and listed at areas of concern for community transmission in NSW.

See the locations of COVID-19 assessment clinics.

Confirmed cases to date

By outcome

Outcome Number
Recovered 2,543
Not yet recovered 279
Died 46
Less than 3 weeks from symptom onset / recovery data not available 185
Total 3,053

By sex and age group*

Age group Female Male Total
0-9 16 19 35
10-19 50 46 96
20-29 361 288 649
30-39 250 251 501
40-49 170 213 383
50-59 226 221 447
60-69 244 234 478
70-79 151 170 321
80-89 49 54 103
90+ 23 17 40

*Note: Excludes cases notified without a date of birth and/or gender.

By likely source of infection

Source Count
Overseas 1,762
Interstate acquired 70
Locally acquired – contact of a confirmed case and/or in a known cluster 856
Locally acquired – contact not identified 364
Under investigation 1
Total 3,053

* Counts reported for a particular day may vary over time with ongoing enhanced surveillance activities.

 


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