NSW recorded 30,541 new cases of COVID-19 detected by PCR testing in the 24 hours
13 January 2022
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Sydney - M E Times Int'l: Across NSW, 95.1 per cent of people aged 16 and over have received a first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, and 93.7 per cent have received two doses to Tuesday 11 January.
Of people aged 12 to 15, 81.7 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, 4 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.
NSW Health vaccination clinics across the state are now administering the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to children aged five to 11 years old. NSW Health is encouraging parents and caregivers to make a booking for vaccination at any NSW Health vaccination clinic, at a general practitioner, or a community pharmacy.
Sadly, NSW Health is today reporting the deaths of 22 people with COVID-19; 13 men and nine women.
One person was aged in their 60s, eight people were aged in their 70s, seven people were aged in their 80s, five people were aged in their 90s and one person was aged 100+.
Of the 22 people who died; 14 were vaccinated and eight 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 799.
There are currently 2,383 COVID-19 cases admitted to hospital, including 182 people in intensive care, 60 of whom require ventilation.
NSW recorded 30,541 new cases of COVID-19 detected by PCR testing in the 24 hours to 8pm last night.
There were 61,387 positive rapid antigen tests (RATs) reported yesterday (Wednesday), the first day of the new reporting system. These test results are from 1 January, with 50,729 of these positive tests from the last seven days.
Anyone who tests positive using a RAT is now required to register their result with Service NSW via the website or app under a Public Health Order.
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.