NSW latest Covid-19 update as at 4 April

NSW recorded no new locally acquired cases in the 24 hours to 8pm last night. One new overseas-acquired case of COVID-19 was recorded in the same period, bringing the total number of cases in NSW since the beginning of the pandemic to 5,111.

There were 6,249 tests reported to 8pm last night, compared with the previous day’s total of 13,460. Many testing clinics remain open over the Easter break. If you have any cold-like symptoms, please do not wait to get tested, but please check online before attending a clinic, as opening hours may vary.

There were 1,299 COVID-19 vaccines administered by NSW Health in the 24 hours to 8pm last night. The total number of vaccines administered by NSW Health is now 126,494.

NSW Health’s vaccination clinics generally operate Monday to Friday. Therefore, there may be limited vaccines administered on weekend days and public holidays due to planned closures.

Cases Count
Confirmed cases (including interstate residents in NSW health care facilities) 5,111
Deaths (in NSW from confirmed cases) 56
Total tests carried out 5,409,473
​Total vaccinations administered by NSW Health126,494

Anyone planning to visit NSW from Queensland, or who has been in Queensland in the past two weeks, should check the Queensland Health website, especially before any travel, and follow the associated public health advice if they were at any of the listed venues. People who are required to test and isolate should do so immediately.

A complete list of venues of concern in northern NSW and the associated public health advice is available on the NSW Government website. Please check this page regularly, as advice is updated as further information becomes available.

Temporary restrictions remain in place in the local government areas of Tweed Shire Council, Ballina Shire Council, Byron Shire Council and Lismore City Council until 11.59pm on Monday 5 April. The community will be updated tomorrow (Monday).

Anyone throughout the state who has even the mildest of cold-like symptoms should get tested immediately and isolate until they receive a negative result. There are more than 350 COVID-19 testing locations across NSW. To find your nearest clinic visit COVID-19 testing clinics or contact your GP.

NSW Health is treating 38 COVID-19 cases, none of whom are in ICU. Most cases (95 per cent) are being treated in non-acute, out-of-hospital care, including returned travellers in the Special Health Accommodation.

Likely source of confirmed COVID-19 cases in NSW

Likely source of infectionCases past 24 hours*Cases past 7 days**All cases
Overseas 1182,931
Interstate 0090
Locally acquired – linked to known case or cluster 011,641
Locally acquired – no links to known case or cluster00449
Locally acquired – investigation ongoing 000
Under initial investigation000
Total1195,111

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

* notified from 8pm 2 April 2021 to 8pm 3 April 2021

** from 28 March 2021 to 8pm 3 April 2021

Returned travellers in hotel quarantine to date

Since 29 March 2020Count
Symptomatic travellers tested 11,491
Found positive 219
Since 30 June 2020:Count
Asymptomatic travellers screened at day 2 90,478
Found positive562
From 15 May 2020 to 12 January 2021Count
Asymptomatic travellers screened at day 1079,623
Found positive182
Since 13 January 2021Count
Asymptomatic travellers screened at day 12*22,572
Found positive21

* Testing previously carried out on day 10 is now carried out on day 12.

COVID-19 Vaccination Update

COVID-19 Vaccination Doses Administered by NSW Health Doses past 24 hours*All doses
First Doses 47095,282
Second Doses 82931,212
Total 1,299126,494

Note: NSW Health’s vaccination clinics generally operate Monday to Friday. Therefore, there may be limited, or no vaccines administered on weekend days and public holidays due to planned closures.

*notified from 8pm 2 April 2021 to 8pm 3 April 2021

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