(COVID-19) UPDATE: 173 cases reported to 8pm last night, from all over NSW
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NSW recorded 173 new cases of COVID-19 in the 24 hours to 8pm last night.
Seven cases have been excluded following further investigation, bringing the total number of cases in NSW since the beginning of the pandemic to 79,974 .
Sadly, NSW Health is today reporting two deaths.
A man in his 80s from south west Sydney died at Liverpool Hospital. He was not vaccinated.
NSW Health expresses its sincere condolences to their loved ones.
There are currently 196 COVID-19 cases admitted to hospital, with 34 people in intensive care, 13 of whom require ventilation.
There were 52,302 COVID-19 tests reported to 8pm last night, compared with the previous day’s total of 45,405.
Across NSW, 94.4 per cent of people aged 16 and over have received a first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, and 91.9 per cent are fully vaccinated.
Of the people aged 12 to 15, 81 per cent have received a first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, and 75.4 per cent are fully vaccinated.
The total number of vaccines administered in NSW is now 12,785,148 with 4,137,423 doses administered by NSW Health to 8pm last night and 8,647,725 administered by the GP network, pharmacies and other providers to 11.59pm on Sunday 21 November, 2021.
Of the 173 cases reported to 8pm last night, 46 are from South Western Sydney Local Health District (LHD), 25 are from Western Sydney LHD, 21 are from Sydney LHD, 20 are from are from South Eastern Sydney LHD, 16 are from Hunter New England LHD, 14 are from Northern Sydney LHD, 10 are from Western NSW LHD, seven are from Illawarra Shoalhaven LHD, seven are from Mid North Coast LHD, four are from Murrumbidgee LHD, one is from Nepean Blue Mountains LHD, one is from Southern NSW LHD and one is in hotel quarantine.
If you haven’t received a COVID-19 vaccination yet, please don’t delay. Even if you have had COVID-19 and recovered, you should get vaccinated.
NSW Health encourages everyone who is eligible to book into a NSW Health vaccination clinic or another provider without delay through the COVID-19 vaccine clinic finder.