Active COVID-19 cases in NSW

  • 4,170 Locally acquired
  • 1 Interstate
  • 10 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 hospitalisations in NSW

  • 418 Admitted to hospital
  • 97 In intensive care
  • 43 Requiring ventilation

COVID-19 cases reported in NSW

Locally acquired

Known source

  • Last 24 hours 120
  • This week 1,420
  • Last week 1,267
  • Total since Jan 2020 29,909

Unknown source

  • Last 24 hours 184
  • This week 727
  • Last week 998
  • Total 40,659

Interstate

  • Last 24 hours 0
  • This week 0
  • Last week 0
  • Total 110

Overseas

  • Last 24 hours 1
  • This week 6
  • Last week 4
  • Total 3,485

Total cases

  • Last 24 hours 305
  • This week 2,153
  • Last week 2,269
  • Total 74,163

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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