NSW Health has recorded another 1035 locally acquired COVID cases:
NSW recorded 1,035 new locally acquired cases of COVID-19 in the 24 hours to 8pm last night.
No new cases were acquired overseas, and 14 previously reported cases have been excluded following further investigation. pic.twitter.com/BceyAhm7um
— NSW Health (@NSWHealth) September 22, 2021
The age breakdown of the five deaths are as follows:
- Two people were in their 50s
- One person was in their 60s
- One person was in their 70s
- One person was in their 80s
Of the five people who died with COVID-19, two were not vaccinated, two had received one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and a woman in her 80s with underlying health conditions had received two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine.
There have been 260 COVID-19 related deaths in NSW since 16 June 2021 and 316 in total since the start of the pandemic.
There are currently 1,232 COVID-19 cases admitted to hospital, with 242 people in intensive care, 122 of whom require ventilation.
The next chart plots NSW’s daily cases, which have passed their peak:
Active cases have also fallen below 13,200:
There is light at the end of the tunnel, Sydney.