NSW Health has recorded 97 new local COVID cases over the past 24 hours:
NSW recorded 97 new locally acquired cases of COVID-19 in the 24 hours to 8pm last night. pic.twitter.com/YfNptxyua5
— NSW Health (@NSWHealth) July 14, 2021
Of the 97 locally acquired cases reported to 8pm last night, 70 are from South Western Sydney Local Health District (LHD), 14 are from South Eastern Sydney LHD, five are from Sydney LHD, four are from Western Sydney LHD, two are from Northern Sydney LHD and two are from Nepean Blue Mountains LHD.
NSW now has around 800 active local COVID cases:
As shown in the next chart, NSW’s cases continue to grow at a slower rate than Victoria’s at the same time during its Winter-Spring outbreak last year:
Accordingly, total active cases in NSW are lagging behind Victoria’s at the same point in time: