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The confirmed tests by LGA (both PCR and RAT included):

  • Ballina 68
  • Byron 53
  • Clarence Valley 76
  • Kyogle 4
  • Lismore 77
  • Richmond Valley 38
  • Tweed 158

There are 35 COVID-19 positive patients in hospital in Northern NSW, with five of these in ICU.

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Dr Kerry Chant spoke to the media this morning to give a COVID-19 update.

Dr Chant said that the number of people in hospital is 2,779. ‘This is including 185 People in ICU, of whom 67 are ventilated. There were 13,026 positive test results, including 5,664 positive rapid antigen test and 7,362 positive PCR tests.’

Dr Chant said that today NSW Health are reporting the deaths of 27 people with COVID – 17 men and 10 women. ‘Of the 27 people who died five were in their 60s, six were in their 70s, 10 were in their 80s and six were in their 90s.

‘Eight people had received three doses of the vaccine, 16 People had received two doses and three were not vaccinated. And of the four who died, who were under the age of 65, three were men and one was a woman. Three had received two doses of the vaccine and one person was unvaccinated. All four had significant underlying health conditions.

** Please note these RAT results may be from within the previous seven days, and there may be some cases included in these numbers where people have reported positive RATs on multiple days and/or where people have also had a positive PCR test during the same reporting period.

For the most up-to-date COVID information visit nsw.gov.au.


 

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