Tuesday: Shoalhaven records two new COVID-19 cases

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Two new cases of COVID-19 were recorded in the Shoalhaven on Tuesday, bringing the regions total case numbers to 23. The source of infection for both cases is under investigation. Announced in Tuesday’s 11am press conference, the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District recorded a total of 17 new cases in the last reporting period. Of those numbers, nine cases were recorded in Wollongong, four were recorded in Shellharbour, and two cases each for Kiama and the Shoalhaven. The state recorded 1127 new locally acquired cases of COVID-19 in the 24 hours to 8pm last night. Read more: Eight new cases were acquired overseas, one new case was acquired in Victoria, and 28 previously reported cases have been excluded following further investigation. The total number of cases in NSW since the beginning of the pandemic is 45,593. Meantime NSW Health has been notified of the deaths of two people who had COVID-19. A woman in her 80s from western Sydney died at Ryde Hospital. A man in his 50s from western Sydney died at Concord Hospital. NSW Health’s Dr Jeremy McAnulty said the weekend and good weather may have led to lower testing numbers, and it was too early to say the peak had passed. “It’s too soon to know if we’ve been flattening the curve, but … it’s really nice to see immunisation rates increasing so quickly,” he said. “We’d like to see a few more days before we can be confident there’s a trend.” Our COVID-19 news articles relating to public health and safety are free for anyone to access. However, we depend on subscription revenue to support our journalism. If you are able, please subscribe here . If you are already a subscriber, thank you for your support.

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Two new cases of COVID-19 were recorded in the Shoalhaven on Tuesday, bringing the regions total case numbers to 23.

The source of infection for both cases is under investigation.

Announced in Tuesday’s 11am press conference, the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District recorded a total of 17 new cases in the last reporting period.

Of those numbers, nine cases were recorded in Wollongong, four were recorded in Shellharbour, and two cases each for Kiama and the Shoalhaven.

The state recorded 1127 new locally acquired cases of COVID-19 in the 24 hours to 8pm last night.

Tuesday: Shoalhaven records two new COVID-19 cases

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NSW Health has been notified of the deaths of two people who had COVID-19.

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Eight new cases were acquired overseas, one new case was acquired in Victoria, and 28 previously reported cases have been excluded following further investigation. The total number of cases in NSW since the beginning of the pandemic is 45,593.

Meantime NSW Health has been notified of the deaths of two people who had COVID-19. A woman in her 80s from western Sydney died at Ryde Hospital. A man in his 50s from western Sydney died at Concord Hospital.

NSW Health’s Dr Jeremy McAnulty said the weekend and good weather may have led to lower testing numbers, and it was too early to say the peak had passed.

“It’s too soon to know if we’ve been flattening the curve, but … it’s really nice to see immunisation rates increasing so quickly,” he said.

“We’d like to see a few more days before we can be confident there’s a trend.”

Our COVID-19 news articles relating to public health and safety are free for anyone to access. However, we depend on subscription revenue to support our journalism. If you are able, please subscribe here . If you are already a subscriber, thank you for your support.

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