There were 48,768 positive test results (cases) notified to 8pm last night and 20th dead
15 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 Thursday 13 January.
Of people aged 12 to 15, 82 per cent have received a first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, and 78.3 per cent have received two doses. Of people aged 5 to 11, 8.9 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 20 people with COVID-19; 11 men and nine women.
One person was aged in their 20s, three people were aged in their 50s, one person was aged in their 60s, four people were in their 70s, nine people were in their 80s and two people were in their 90s.
Of the 20 people who died; 16 people were vaccinated against COVID-19 and four 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 848.
There are currently 2,576 COVID-19 cases admitted to hospital, including 193 people in intensive care, 58 of whom require ventilation.
There were 48,768 positive test results (cases) notified to 8pm last night – including 21,748 positive rapid antigen tests (RATs) and 27,020 positive PCR tests.
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.