Active COVID-19 cases in NSW

  • 14,246 Locally acquired
  • 3 Interstate
  • 23 Overseas

Active COVID-19 cases are defined as people who have tested positive for COVID-19, are in isolation and are being clinically monitored by NSW Health. Cases are considered active for 14 days after their symptom onset date. Cases who have been hospitalised are considered active until they are discharged.

COVID-19 cases reported in NSW

Locally acquired

Known source

  • Last 24 hours 118
  • This week 1,282
  • Last week 1,857
  • Total since Jan 2020 16,674

Unknown source

  • Last 24 hours 1,213
  • This week 7,525
  • Last week 7,736
  • Total 30,505

Interstate

  • Last 24 hours 0
  • This week 3
  • Last week 0
  • Total 99

Overseas

  • Last 24 hours 2
  • This week 16
  • Last week 11
  • Total 3,452

Total cases

  • Last 24 hours 1,333
  • This week 8,826
  • Last week 9,604
  • Total 50,730

Cases with an unknown source mean there are some people with COVID-19 who do not know where or how they were infected. This shows there are people infected with COVID-19 in the community who have not been diagnosed and is the reason why testing is critical. Read more about testing advice and areas of increased testing.

Local COVID-19 transmission and sewage surveillance detection

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