NSW records 12 COVID-19 deaths as cases increase

NSW records 12 COVID-19 deaths and 19,183 new cases

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There are 1467 COVID-19 patients in hospital, with 56 in ICU.

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NSW has recorded 19,183 new COVID-19 cases and 12 deaths in the 24 hours to 4pm.

Yesterday, the state reported 15,572 new infections and six lives lost.

There are 1467 COVID-19 patients in hospital, with 56 in ICU.

Hospitalisation numbers are up on yesterday, when 1418 patients were being cared for while ICU numbers remain steady at 56.

Of the new cases, 13,062 came from positive rapid antigen tests while 6121 came from PCR testing.

The state's population aged 16 years and over is 94.6 per cent double vaccinated, while 96 per cent have had their first COVID-19 vaccine shot.

60.4 per cent have had their third dose of vaccine.

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Those aged between 12 and 15 years are 79.5 per cent double vaccinated, while 83.4 per cent have had their first dose.

Of those aged 5 to 11 years old, 49.6 per cent have had their first vaccine dose.

NSW Health will release further details of today's cases at 11am.

Photo: File

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The story NSW records 12 COVID-19 deaths as cases increase first appeared on Newcastle Herald.

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