NSW latest coronavirus data as at 2 December

NSW recorded no new cases of locally acquired COVID-19 in the 24 hours to 8pm last night.

Six cases were reported in overseas travellers. This brings the total number of cases in NSW to 4,399 since the start of the pandemic.

CasesCount
Confirmed cases (including interstate residents in NSW health care facilities) 4,399
Deaths (in NSW from confirmed cases) 55
Total tests carried out 3,492,694

There were 13,237 tests reported to 8pm last night, compared with 6,635 in the previous 24 hours.

While NSW has recorded 25 days without a locally acquired case of COVID-19, there still may be transmission among people who have unrecognised infections with mild or no symptoms.

Though restrictions have been eased in NSW, we must continue to be vigilant. NSW Health continues to ask everyone to continue to come forward immediately for testing if they have even the mildest symptoms that could signal COVID-19, such as a runny nose or scratchy throat.

There are more than 300 COVID-19 testing locations across NSW. To find your nearest clinic visit COVID-19 testing clinics or contact your GP.

NSW Health is treating 76 COVID-19 cases, none of whom are in intensive care. Most cases, 96 per cent, are being treated in non-acute, out-of-hospital care, including returned travellers in Special Health Accommodation.

To help stop the spread of COVID-19:

  • If you are unwell, get tested and isolate right away – don’t delay.
  • Wash your hands regularly. Take hand sanitiser with you when you go out.
  • Keep your distance. Leave 1.5 metres between yourself and others.
  • Wear a mask when using public transport, rideshares and taxis, and in shops, places of worship and other places where you can’t physically distance. When taking taxis or rideshares, commuters should also sit in the back.

Likely source of confirmed COVID-19 cases in NSW

Likely source of infectionCases past 24 hours*Cases past 7 days**All cases
Overseas 6 36 2,439
Interstate 0090
Locally acquired – linked to known case or cluster 001,437
Locally acquired – no links to known case or cluster00433
Locally acquired – investigation ongoing 000
Under initial investigation000
Total6 36 4,399

Note Case counts reported for a particular day may vary over time due to ongoing investigations and case review.

*notified from 8pm 30 November 2020 to 8pm 1 December 2020

**from 8pm 25 November 2020 to 8pm 1 December 2020

Returned travellers in hotel quarantine to date

Since 29 March 2020 Count
Symptomatic travellers tested 7,437
Found positive 162
Since 30 June 2020Count
Asymptomatic travellers screened at day 2 53,077
Found positive297
Since 15 May 2020Count
Asymptomatic travellers screened at day 1064,904
Found positive153

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