Sunday 10 October 2021

Update from NSW Health

  • 90.1% of the population aged over 16 in NSW have now received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.
  • 72% of the population aged over 16 in NSW are now fully vaccinated.
  • 794 people with COVID-19 are currently in hospital across NSW.
  • 159 of these cases are in intensive care (76 requiring ventilation).
  • 114 of these cases in ICU were unvaccinated, 30 had received only one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, and 15 were fully vaccinated.
  • Six COVID related deaths were recorded yesterday. 
  • Two in their 50s, one in their 60s, and three in their 70s.
  • Five of these deaths were unvaccinated and one had received only one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

Saturday 9 October 2021

Update from NSW Health

  • 89.8% of the population aged over 16 in NSW has now had at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.
  • 71.5% of the population aged over 16 in NSW are now fully vaccinated.
  • The total number of COVID-19 vaccines that have been administered in NSW is now approaching 11 million.
  • 812 people with COVID-19 are currently in hospital across NSW.
  • 163 of these cases are in intensive care (75 requiring ventilation).
  • 117 of these cases in ICU were unvaccinated, 32 had received only one dose, and 14 were fully vaccinated.
  • 11 COVID related deaths were recorded yesterday. 
  • One was in their 50s, one was in their 60s, four were in their 70s, two were in their 80s, and three were in their 90s.
  • Four of these deaths were unvaccinated, four had received only one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, and three were fully vaccinated.

Friday 8 October 2021

Update from NSW Health

  • 856 people with COVID-19 are currently in hospital across NSW.
  • 170 of these cases are in intensive care (75 requiring ventilation).
  • 11 deaths were recorded yesterday.
  • Two in their 50s, one in their 60s, four in their 70s, and four in their 80s. 
  • Seven of these deaths were unvaccinated, three had received only one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, and one was fully vaccinated.

Thursday 7 October 2021

Update from Premier Dominic Perrottet

  • NSW has officially reached the 70% fully vaccinated rate for the population aged 16 and over.
  • From Monday, indoor swimming pools will reopen for swimming lessons, rehabilitation, and organised lap swimming.
  • Home visitation limits are being doubled to 20 visitors.
  • Outdoor gathering limits will be raised to 30 people.
  • Caps to weddings and funerals are being raised to 100 people.
  • The return of students to face-to-face learning will change so that Kindergarten, Year One, and Year 12 will return on Monday 18 October.
  • All other years will return to school on Monday 25 October.
  • The requirement to wear masks in the office will be removed once NSW reaches the 80% target.
  • Major recreation facilities can apply for exemptions for the caps of 5,000 people at the NSW Government website.

Update from NSW Health

  • More than 10.5 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccines have now been administered in NSW.
  • There are currently 911 people with COVID-19 in hospital across NSW.
  • 181 of these cases are in intensive care (85 requiring ventilation).
  • Of these cases in ICU, 132 are unvaccinated, 35 have received only one dose, and 14 are fully vaccinated.
  • Eight deaths were recorded yesterday. 
  • One in their 20s, one in their 50s, two in their 60s, two in their 70s, and two in their 80s. 
  • Five of the deaths were unvaccinated, one had received only one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, and two were fully vaccinated. 

Wednesday 6 October 2021

Update from NSW Health

  • 88.6% of the NSW population aged 16 and over have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.
  • 67.7% of the NSW population aged 16 and over are now fully vaccinated.
  • 10.45 million COVID-19 vaccines have now been administered in NSW.
  • 10 deaths were recorded yesterday.
  • One in their 40s, one in their 60s, four in their 70s, two in their 80s, and two in their 90s. 
  • Three were unvaccinated, four had received only one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, and three were fully vaccinated.
  • There have been 395 COVID related deaths in NSW since 16 June 2021.
  • There have been 451 COVID related deaths since the beginning of the pandemic.

Tuesday 5 October 2021

Update from NSW Health

  • 88.5% of the NSW population aged over 16 have now received their first dose.
  • 67.5% of the NSW population aged over 16 are now fully vaccinated.
  • The total number of vaccines that have been administered in NSW is now 10.4 million.
  • 978 people with COVID-19 have been admitted to hospital in NSW.
  • 190 of these cases are in intensive care (94 requiring ventilation).
  • 136 of the cases in ICU are unvaccinated, 39 people have received only one dose, and 15 are fully vaccinated.
  • Seven deaths were recorded yesterday.
  • Six men and one woman.
  • One in their 50s, two people were in their 60s, three people were in their 70s, and one was in their 80s.
  • Five were unvaccinated and two had received only one dose.
  • There have now been 385 COVID related deaths in NSW since 16 June 2021 and 441 since the start of the pandemic.

Monday 4 October 2021

Update from NSW Health

  • 88.4% of the NSW population aged over 16 have now received their first dose.
  • 67.1% of the NSW population aged over 16 are now fully vaccinated.
  • The total number of vaccines that have been administered in NSW is now 10.3 million.
  • 959 people with COVID-19 have been admitted to hospital in NSW.
  • 193 of these cases are in intensive care (97 requiring ventilation).
  • Six deaths were recorded yesterday.
  • Three men and three women. 
  • One in their 40s, three in their 60s, one in their 70s, and one in their 90s. 
  • Four of the deaths were unvaccinated, one had received only one dose, and one was fully vaccinated.
  • There have now been 378 COVID related deaths in NSW since 16 June 2021 and 434 since the start of the pandemic.

Sunday 3 October 2021

Update from NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard

  • 88.1% of the NSW population aged over 16 have now received their first dose.
  • 66.5% of the NSW population aged over 16 are now fully vaccinated.
  • 56.6% of the NSW population aged 12-15 have received their first dose.
  • 4% of the NSW population aged 12-15 are fully vaccinated.
  • 981 people with COVID-19 have been admitted to hospital in NSW.
  • 195 of these cases are in intensive care (93 requiring ventilation).
  • 140 of the cases in intensive care were unvaccinated, 41 had received only one dose, and 14 were fully vaccinated.
  • One of the cases in ICU are under nine, and three are aged between 10-19.
  • The NSW Government website has released when are likely to remove certain restrictions and the freedoms we will be able to enjoy.
  • The four square metre rule will apply in indoor venues and the two square metre rule will apply to outdoor areas.
  • More information will be made available on the Service NSW to clarify the progressive easing of restrictions.
  • 10 deaths were recorded yesterday. 
  • Two were in their 50s, four were in their 60s, two were in their 70s, and two were in their 80s. 
  • Four were unvaccinated, four had received only one dose, and two were fully vaccinated.
  • Positive sewerage detection in Tweed, Kingscliff, and Banora Point. 
  • If you live in one of these areas, you, in particular, should come forward for testing and vaccination.

Click here to access previous Press Conference updates from the NSW Government.

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