07 March 2020

An additional six cases of COVID-19 have been diagnosed overnight bringing the total number of confirmed cases in NSW to 34.

Cases Count
Confirmed cases 34
Cases under investigation 545
Cases tested and excluded 6,217
Total 6,796

These figures refer to people who are in NSW and have been investigated for or have been diagnosed with novel coronavirus (COVID -19).

The new cases include:

  • A male in his 50s, who is a close contact of a previously confirmed case.
  • A male in his 40s, who is a family member of a previously confirmed case.
  • A female in her 40s, a family member of a previously confirmed case.
  • A female in her 40s, a close contact of a previously confirmed case.
  • A male in his 20s, a close contact of a previously confirmed case.
  • A male in his 70s, who returned from Italy and who exhibited symptoms a day after returning. NSW Health is contacting flight passengers on flight number QR908 which left Doha on 1 March.

Sydney Airport

Screening continues at Sydney International Airport. As at midnight 7 March, total of 23,814 passengers have been assessed, and a total of 77 were sent for testing.

NB: We will not be disclosing the hospital locations of patients under investigation for privacy reasons.​​​​​​

Page Updated: Saturday 7 March 2020