Illawarra Newsroom

Illawarra Shoalhaven COVID-19 cases rise again

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For the 24 hour period to 8pm last night, there were 1,728 new COVID-19 cases recorded for the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District.

Wollongong Local Government Area, 857 cases, 2500 – 196, 2502 – 67, 2505 – 21, 2506 – 30, 2508 – 39, 2515 – 56, 2516 – 39, 2517 – 47, 2518 – 85, 2519 – 74, 2525 – 44, 2526 – 51, 2530 – 108

Shellharbour Local Government Area, 357 cases, 2527 – 100, 2528 – 103, 2529 – 154

Shoalhaven Local Government Area, 415 cases, 2535 – 40, 2538 – six, 2539 – 88, 2540 – 139, 2541 – 142

Kiama Local Government Area, 99 cases, 2533 – 65, 2534 – 34

There have been 13,318 total community acquired COVID-19 cases reported since 16 June 2021 (cases not necessarily acquired within the Local Health District).

As at 8pm, 7 January there were 53 patients in hospital in the District as a result of COVID-19 (please note, this total may include patients who are no longer COVID-19 positive).

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