Illawarra Newsroom

22 new covid cases for the Illawarra Shoalhaven

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NSW recorded 406 new locally acquired cases of COVID-19 in the 24 hours to 8pm last night, from over 85,000 tests.

There are currently 711 COVID-19 cases admitted to hospital, with 143 people in intensive care, 75 of whom require ventilation. Sadly, NSW Health is reporting the deaths of six people - three women and three men.

Across NSW, 91.1 per cent of people aged 16 and over have received a first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, and 76.5 per cent are fully vaccinated to 11.59pm on Tuesday 12 October 2021. In the 12-15 year old age group, 71 per cent have had their first dose, and 23.3 per cent are fully vaccinated. The total number of vaccines administered in NSW is now 11,293,208 

Of the 406 locally acquired cases reported to 8pm last night, 22 are from Illawarra Shoalhaven LHD,