Illawarra Newsroom

Minimal COVID-19 cases for the Illawarra Shoalhaven

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The Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District has recorded one COVID-19 case in the 24 hours to 8pm last night.

The case is from the 2502 postcode in the Wollongong Local Government Area and investigations are ongoing.

There have been 2,488 local cases of COVID-19 in the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District since June.

As of 8pm Monday 15 November, there were eight patients being treated in hospital as a result of COVID-19.

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NSW recorded 212 new cases of COVID-19 in the 24 hours to 8pm last night.

Two cases have been excluded following further investigation, bringing the total number of cases in NSW since the beginning of the pandemic to 78,577.

NSW Health is also reporting the deaths of two men.

There were 67,893 COVID-19 tests reported to 8pm last night, compared with the previous day’s total of 50,453.

Across NSW, 94.2 per cent of people aged 16 and over have received a first dose COVID-19 vaccine, and 91.1 per cent are fully vaccinated to 11.59pm on Sunday 14 November.

Of the people aged 12-15, 80.6 per cent have received a first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, and 73.4 per cent are fully vaccinated.

The total number of vaccines administered in NSW is now 12,693,302.

Image: Wave FM, NSW Health Facebook