There were 63,018 positive test results (cases) in the 24 hours and 29 dead
14 January 2022
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Sydney - M E Times Int'l: Across NSW, 95.2 per cent of people aged 16 and over have received a first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, and 93.8 per cent have received two doses to Wednesday 12 January.
Of people aged 12 to 15, 81.9 per cent have received a first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, and 78.2 per cent have received two doses. Of people aged 5 to 11, 6.5 per cent have received a first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.
NSW Health encourages everyone who is eligible to receive a vaccination or their booster dose to book into a NSW Health vaccination clinic or another provider without delay through the COVID-19 vaccine clinic finder.
Sadly, NSW Health is today reporting the deaths of 29 people with COVID-19; 15 men and 14 women.
Three people were aged in their 40s, five people were aged in their 60s, five people were aged in their 70s, 11 people are in their 80s and five people are in their 90s.
Of the 29 people who died; 19 people were vaccinated against COVID-19 and 10 people were not vaccinated.
NSW Health expresses its sincere condolences to their loved ones.This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths in NSW since the beginning of the pandemic to 828.
There are currently 2,525 COVID-19 cases admitted to hospital, including 184 people in intensive care, 59 of whom require ventilation.
There were 63,018 positive test results (cases) notified to 8pm last night – including 37,938 positive rapid antigen tests (RATs) and 25,080 positive PCR tests.
Of the 37,938 positive RAT results, 24,329 of these positive tests were from the previous seven days. Please note there may be some cases included in these numbers where people have reported positive RATs on multiple days and/or where people have also had a positive PCR test during the same reporting period.
There are COVID-19 testing locations across NSW, many of which are open seven days a week. To find your nearest clinic visit COVID-19 clinics or contact your GP.