NSW COVID infections continue to plummet with the state recording 580 new locally acquired cases and eleven deaths:
NSW recorded 580 new locally acquired cases of COVID-19 in the 24 hours to 8pm last night. pic.twitter.com/PcPgFJpquK
— NSW Health (@NSWHealth) October 9, 2021
The age breakdown of the deaths are as follows:
- One person was in their 50s
- One was in their 60s
- Four people were in their 70s
- Two were in their 80s
- Three were in their 90s
Four were not vaccinated, three had received two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine, and four had received one dose.
There have been 425 COVID-19 related deaths in NSW since 16 June 2021 and 481 in total since the start of the pandemic.
There are currently 812 COVID-19 cases admitted to hospital, with 163 people in intensive care, 75 of whom require ventilation.
89.8% of the over-16 population in NSW has received a first dose COVID-19 vaccine, and 71.5% are fully vaccinated.
The next chart plots the dramatic fall in NSW COVID cases, which is in stark contrast to Victoria, which today hit a new Australian record high:
Active cases are also on a very different trajectory:
0.727% of tests in NSW over the past 24 hours came back positive, versus 2.68% in Victoria:
And NSW’s Reff has fallen to 0.79, versus 1.29 in Victoria:
Two very different pictures.