24 May 2020

As at 8pm Saturday 23 May 2020, there has been one additional case of COVID-19 diagnosed since 8pm 22 May, bringing the total number of cases to 3,087.

The one new case today was overseas acquired and is in a quarantine hotel.

There were 6,809 people tested in the reporting period, compared with 8,995 people in the previous 24 hours.

More than 418,000 people have now been tested for COVID-19 in NSW.

NSW Health would like to thank those with symptoms for coming forward, getting tested and ensuring cases in the community are identified as quickly as possible.

Cases Count
Confirmed cases (incl. interstate residents in NSW health care facilities) 3,087
Deaths (in NSW from confirmed cases) 50
Cases reported recovered 2,653
Total persons tested 418,427

There are currently 87 COVID-19 cases being treated by NSW Health. This includes 1 person being treated in an intensive care unit. They require a ventilator.

There are now 2,653 people in NSW who have recovered from COVID-19.

NSW Health is urging people with symptoms, including mild symptoms, to be tested to ensure as many cases of COVID-19 in the community are identified as quickly as possible.

See the areas of concern for community transmission in NSW.

See the locations of COVID-19 clinics.

Confirmed cases to date

By outcome

Outcome Number
Recovered 2,653
Not yet recovered 202
Died 50
Less than 3 weeks from symptom onset / recovery data not available 182
Total 3,087

By sex and age group*

Age group Female Male Total
0-9 17 20 37
10-19 51 48 99
20-29 364 289 653
30-39 255 259 514
40-49 172 215 387
50-59 227 224 451
60-69 245 236 481
70-79 151 170 321
80-89 49 54 103
90+ 23 18 41

*Note: Excludes cases notified without a date of birth and/or gender.

By likely source of infection:

Source Count
Overseas 1,781
Interstate acquired 72
Locally acquired – contact of a confirmed case and/or in a known cluster 864
Locally acquired – contact not identified 369
Under investigation 1
Total 3,087

* Counts reported for a particular day may vary over time with ongoing enhanced surveillance activities.​

Current as at: Sunday 24 May 2020