Just when we hoped that NSW’s daily COVID cases may have peaked, NSW Health has recorded a pandemic high 1542 new locally acquired COVID cases over the past 24 hours:
NSW recorded 1,542 new locally acquired cases of COVID-19 in the 24 hours to 8pm last night.
No new cases were acquired overseas in the 24 hours to 8pm last night, and 34 previously reported cases have been excluded following further investigation. pic.twitter.com/9Xc9Q15aof
— NSW Health (@NSWHealth) September 10, 2021
Nine more people have died with COVID:
- A man in his 30s
- A women in her 40s
- Two people in their 50s
- Two people in their 60s
- Two people in their 70s
- A women in her 80s
There have been 162 COVID-19 related deaths in NSW since 16 June 2021.
There are currently 1,156 COVID-19 cases admitted to hospital, with 207 people in intensive care, 89 of whom require ventilation.
The next chart shows today’s record high daily COVID cases:
NSW’s active COVID cases have now climbed to around 29,000:
Depressing news heading into another lockdown weekend.