NSW recorded 1,257 new locally acquired cases of COVID-19 in the 24 hours to 8pm last night.
27 new cases are from Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District, while NSW Health said the sewage surveillance program has recently detected fragments of the virus that causes COVID-19 at the Gerroa treatment plant.
The total number of vaccines administered in NSW is now 8,189,640 with 3,030,040 doses administered by NSW Health to 8pm last night and 5,159,600 administered by the GP network and other providers to 11:59pm on Saturday 11 September 2021.
NSW Health has been notified of the deaths of seven people who had COVID-19.
A man in his 90s from Dubbo died at the St Mary’s Villa Aged Care Facility, where he acquired his infection.
A man in his 80s from Sydney’s inner city died at St Vincent’s Hospital.
A woman in her 60s from south western Sydney died at Campbelltown Hospital.
A man in his 80s died at Nepean Hospital. He acquired his infection at the Hawkesbury Living Aged Care Facility in Sydney’s north west, his is the second death linked to an outbreak at this facility.
A man in his 90s from south western Sydney died at Liverpool Hospital.
A woman in her 90s from Sydney’s inner west died at Concord Hospital.
A man in his 80s from south western Sydney died at Sutherland Hospital.
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