There have been 10 new cases of COVID-19 diagnosed in NSW in the 24 hours to 8pm last night, bringing the total number of cases to 3,240. All new cases were in returned overseas travellers, now in hotel quarantine.
|Confirmed cases (including interstate residents in NSW health care facilities)||3,240|
|Deaths (in NSW from confirmed cases)||51|
|Cases reported recovered||2,799|
|Total tests carried out||953,987|
A total of 11,555 tests were notified in the reporting period, compared with 18,144 tests in the previous 24 hours. NSW has now carried out nearly 954,000 COVID-19 tests.
There are 69 COVID-19 cases being treated by NSW Health, with one in intensive care. This person does not require a ventilator. In NSW, 2,799 people are known to have recovered from COVID-19.
Anyone feeling unwell – even with the mildest of symptoms such as a runny nose or scratchy throat – is urged to self-isolate and seek testing. A full list of COVID-19 testing clinics is available or people can visit their GP.
IIt is essential people follow directions they receive about home isolation and quarantine and maintain COVID-safe practices of physical distancing of 1.5 metres, cough or sneeze into their elbow, and regularly wash their hands.
Confirmed cases to date
|By likely source of infection||Count|
|Locally acquired – contact of a confirmed case and/or in a known cluster||881|
|Locally acquired – contact not identified||364|
Counts reported for a particular day may vary over time with ongoing enhanced surveillance activities.
Returned travellers in hotel quarantine to date
|Since 29 March 2020||Count|
|Symptomatic travellers tested||3,701|
|Since 30 June 2020||Count|
|Asymptomatic travellers screened at Day 2||1,737|
|Since 15 May 2020||Count|
|Asymptomatic travellers screened at Day 10||14,156|