06 July 2020

There have been 10 new cases of COVID-19 diagnosed in NSW in the 24 hours to 8pm last night, bringing the total number of cases to 3,240. All new cases were in returned overseas travellers, now in hotel quarantine. 

Cases Count
Confirmed cases (including interstate residents in NSW health care facilities) 3,240
Deaths (in NSW from confirmed cases) 51
Cases reported recovered 2,799
Total tests carried out 953,987 

A total of 11,555 tests were notified in the reporting period, compared with 18,144 tests in the previous 24 hours. NSW has now carried out nearly 954,000 COVID-19 tests. 

There are 69 COVID-19 cases being treated by NSW Health, with one in intensive care. This person does not require a ventilator. In NSW, 2,799 people are known to have recovered from COVID-19.

Anyone feeling unwell – even with the mildest of symptoms such as a runny nose or scratchy throat – is urged to self-isolate and seek testing. ​ A full list of COVID-19 testing clinics is available or people can visit their GP.

IIt is essential people follow directions they receive about home isolation and quarantine and maintain COVID-safe practices of physical distancing of 1.5 metres, cough or sneeze into their elbow, and regularly wash their hands.

Confirmed cases to date

By likely source of infection Count
Overseas 1,926
Interstate acquired 69
Locally acquired – contact of a confirmed case and/or in a known cluster 881
Locally acquired – contact not identified 364
Under investigation 0
Total 3,240

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

Returned travellers in hotel quarantine to date

Since 29 March 2020 Count
Symptomatic travellers tested 3,701
Found positive 114
Since 30 June 2020 Count
Asymptomatic travellers screened at Day 2 1,737
Found positive 5
Since 15 May 2020 Count
Asymptomatic travellers screened at Day 10 14,156
Found positive 90
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Page Updated: Monday 6 July 2020