NSW Health has recorded a pandemic high 1,599 locally acquired COVID cases:
NSW recorded 1,599 new locally acquired cases of COVID-19 in the 24 hours to 8pm last night. pic.twitter.com/SbdI3mqHzt
— NSW Health (@NSWHealth) September 11, 2021
Another eight people have died with COVID:
- A man in his 30s
- A man in his 40s
- A man in his 50s
- Two people in their 70s
- Three people in their 80s
There have been 170 COVID-19 related deaths in NSW since 16 June 2021.
There are currently 1,164 COVID-19 cases admitted to hospital, with 221 people in intensive care, 94 of whom require ventilation.
The next chart plots NSW’s daily cases:
Curiously, active cases reported by NSW Health have mysteriously halved:
NSW Health defines an active case as:
Active cases are defined as people who have tested positive for COVID-19, are in isolation and are being clinically monitored by NSW Health. A person will no longer be an active case when they are clinically released from isolation.
The term ‘juking the stats’ comes to mind.