COVID-19 hospitalisations and deaths in NSW up to 4pm 28 September 2023

  • 651 people in hospital
  • 12 people in ICU
  • 17 lives lost in the past 7 days*

COVID-19 cases and deaths reported in NSW

Time Cases confirmed by PCR Cases confirmed by RAT Total
Cases this week 1,118 1,114 2,232
Cases last week 1,073 1,260 2,333
Total cases (since beginning of pandemic) 2,246,437 1,862,679 4,109,116
Total deaths (since beginning of pandemic) 7,717

Local COVID-19 transmission

For statistics on locally acquired COVID-19 cases and tests in past 7 days and past four weeks by local health district or Local Government Area, please visit Locally acquired COVID-19 cases and tests.

NSW respiratory surveillance reports - COVID-19 and influenza

Public health experts carefully review case information and monitor local testing rates to understand the incidence, severity, and distribution of COVID-19 and influenza in NSW.

View all NSW respiratory surveillance reports or further information about Influenza notifications in NSW residents.

NSW sewage surveillance

The NSW Sewage Surveillance Program samples 4 sites in Greater Sydney and Newcastle on a weekly basis as sentinel sites and to monitor COVID variants. Results are published in the weekly NSW respiratory surveillance report.

COVID-19 vaccination

For the latest COVID-19 vaccination data in Australia and NSW, visit Department of Health - Vaccination numbers and statistics.


This week includes data for the 7 days ending 4pm 28 September 2023. Last week includes data to the week ending 4pm 21 September 2023. Numbers of cases are based on date of notification to NSW Health. COVID-19 related deaths are notified to NSW Health from a range of sources and not all deaths reported by NSW Health occurred in the week in which they are reported, as there is sometimes a delay between a death occurring and it being notified to NSW Health.

Current as at: Friday 29 September 2023
Contact page owner: Health Protection NSW