COVID-19 in NSW

  • 8,064 total new positive tests reported in last 24 hours
  • 3,707 positive PCR tests reported in last 24 hours
  • 4,357 positive Rapid Antigen Tests (RATs) reported in last 24 hours
  • 26 deaths reported in last 24 hours

Last 24 hours refers to tests reported from 4pm 15 August to 4pm 16 August, 2022. There may be some cases included in these numbers where people have reported positive RATs on multiple days and/or where people have also had a positive PCR test during the same reporting period.

COVID-19 vaccination in NSW

  • 69.3% of people have had three doses*
  • 95.4% of people 16 and over have had two doses
  • 78.5% of people 12 to 15 have had two doses
  • 49.6% of people 5 to 11 have had one dose

*Includes both immunocompromised people who have received a third dose and all eligible people who have received a booster.
Vaccination rates are as of 11:59pm 14 August 2022 and are updated weekly.

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Current as at: Wednesday 17 August 2022
Contact page owner: Health Protection NSW