NSW Health has recorded another 1284 locally acquired COVID cases and 12 deaths:
NSW recorded 1,284 new locally acquired cases of COVID-19 in the 24 hours to 8pm last night. pic.twitter.com/dLQxxhoiBB
— NSW Health (@NSWHealth) September 17, 2021
An age breakdown of the deaths are as follows:
- Two people in their 20s
- Three people in their 50s
- One person in their 60s
- Two people in their 70s
- Three people in their 80s
- One person in their 90s
Seven of the 12 people who died were not vaccinated, two people had received one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and three people were fully vaccinated. At least two of the three fully vaccinated people that died were elderly.
A woman in her 20s from western Sydney died at Nepean Hospital. She had received one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and had underlying health conditions.
A woman in her 20s died at Gosford Hospital. She was not vaccinated. She was a resident of the Life Without Barriers group home in Wyong.
There are currently 1,245 COVID-19 cases admitted to hospital, with 228 people in intensive care, 112 of whom require ventilation.
76% of ICU patients are unvaccinated:
On a brighter note, daily cases still appear to have peaked:
Finally, NSW Health has reported around 15,600 active cases: