There were 15,091
positive test results (cases) notified to 8pm
last night, 24 people died
24 January 2022
(See Translation in Arabic Section)
- M E Times Int'l: Across NSW, more than 95 per cent of people aged
16 and over have received a first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, and 93.9 per cent
have received two doses to Saturday 22 January 2022.
Of people aged 12 to 15, 82.7 per cent have received a first
dose of COVID-19 vaccine, and 78.4 per cent have received two doses. Of people
aged 5 to 11, 28 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 reporting the deaths of 24 people with
COVID-19; 16 men and eight women.
Of the 24 people who died; two people were aged in their
50s, one person was in their 60s, two people were in their 70s, 12 people were
in their 80s and seven people were in their 90s. Older age is a significant
risk factor for serious illness and death for COVID-19, particularly when
combined with significant underlying health conditions.
There are currently 2,816 COVID-19 cases admitted to
hospital, including 196 people in intensive care, 69 of whom require
There were 15,091 positive test results (cases) notified to
8pm last night – including 6,901 positive rapid antigen tests (RATs) and 8,190
positive PCR tests.
Of the 6,901 positive RAT results, 6,336 of these positive
tests were from the previous seven days.
The 8,190 positive PCR results were returned from 48,481 PCR
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.