Illawarra Newsroom

Illawarra Shoalhaven COVID-19 PCR cases fall

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For the 24 hour period to 8pm last night, there were 1,396 new COVID-19 cases detected by PCR testing for the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District.

Wollongong Local Government Area, 760 cases, 2500 – 155, 2502 – 72, 2505 – 21, 2506 – 28, 2508 – 43, 2515 – 34, 2516 – 29,2517 – 41, 2518 – 83, 2519 – 56, 2525 – 32, 2526 – 70, 2530 – 96

Shellharbour Local Government Area, 345 cases, 2527 – 92, 2528 – 108, 2529 – 145

Shoalhaven Local Government Area, 208 cases, 2535 – 12, 2538 – five, 2539 – 61, 2540 – 78, 2541 – 52

Kiama Local Government Area, 83 cases, 2533 – 59, 2534 – 24

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Across NSW, 95.1 per cent of people aged 16 and over have received a first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, and 93.7 per cent have received two doses to Tuesday 11 January.

Of people aged 12 to 15, 81.7 per cent have received a first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, and 78.2 per cent have received two doses, of people aged 5 to 11, 4 per cent have received a first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

The total number of vaccines administered in NSW is now 14,295,844.

Anyone who tests positive using a RAT is now required to register their result with Service NSW via the website or app under a Public Health Order.

Registering your RAT result enables NSW Health to provide you with advice on self-isolation and managing COVID-19 symptoms at home, to connect high risk people to clinical care services and to help inform the ongoing public health response.

Image: Wave FM, NSW Health Facebook