05 June 2021

NSW recorded no new locally acquired cases of COVID-19 and no new overseas-acquired cases in the 24 hours to 8pm last night. The total number of cases in NSW since the beginning of the pandemic remains at 5,401.

There were 19,403 tests reported to 8pm last night, compared with the previous day's total of 22,583.

NSW Health administered 14,977 vaccines in the 24 hours to 8pm last night, including 5,478 at the vaccination centre at Sydney Olympic Park.

The total number of vaccines administered in NSW is now 1,460,294, with 492,242 doses administered by NSW Health to 8pm last night and 968,052 administered by the GP network and other providers to 11:59pm on Thursday 3 June 2021.   

CasesCount
Confirmed cases (including interstate residents in NSW health care facilities) 5,401
Deaths (in NSW from confirmed cases) 56
Total tests carried out 6,164,531
Total vaccinations administered in NSW1,460,294

 

NSW Health has been advised of an additional venue of concern in Gundagai visited by confirmed cases of COVID-19 while they were travelling in the region between 19 and 24 May.

Anyone who attended Foodworks at 152 Sheridan Street, Gundagai, on 19 May between 11am and 12pm must monitor for symptoms and if they occur get tested immediately and self-isolate until a negative result is received.

Advice for a number of previously announced venues in southern NSW has also been updated on the NSW Health website.

NSW Health would like to thank the Gundagai community for coming forward for testing. We ask anyone who lives in the town, or passed through it on the morning of 19 May, to check the NSW Health website regularly for updates.

We also ask that anyone who may have, or have had, even the mildest of COVID-19 symptoms since 19 May and who has not yet been tested, to please seek testing.

Ongoing investigations by NSW Health into the movements of the cases has so far identified 171 people as close contacts. All of these people are self-isolating and none have tested positive to date.  

NSW Health urges everyone to continue to take all practical measures to stay COVID-safe, including practising good hand hygiene, and always using QR codes to check in to and out of venues.

Masks are recommended in any situation where physical distancing is not possible, such as on public transport.

Anyone with even the mildest of cold-like symptoms is urged to come forward for testing immediately, and to isolate until a negative result is received.

There are more than 300 COVID-19 testing locations across NSW. To find your nearest clinic, visit: COVID-19 clinics or contact your GP.

NSW Health is treating 19 COVID-19 cases, none of whom are in intensive care. Most cases (89 per cent) are being treated in non-acute, out-of-hospital care, including returned travellers in the Special Health Accommodation.

As an extra precaution, asymptomatic returned travellers in hotel quarantine are now being tested for COVID-19 on day 7, in addition to tests on days 2 and 12.

Likely source of confirmed COVID-19 cases in NSW

Likely source of infectionCases past 24 hours*Cases past 7 days**All cases
Overseas 083,215
Interstate 0090
Locally acquired – linked to known case or cluster 001,645
Locally acquired – no links to known case or cluster00451
Locally acquired – investigation ongoing 000
Under initial investigation000
Total085,401

Note: Case counts reported for a particular day may vary over time due to ongoing investigations and case review.

*notified from 8pm 3 June 2021 to 8pm 4 June 2021
**from 8pm 29 May 2021 to 8pm 4 June 2021

Returned travellers in hotel quarantine to date

Since 29 March 2020Count
Symptomatic travellers tested 13,852
Found positive 267
Since 30 June 2020Count
Asymptomatic travellers screened at day 2 111,053
Found positive691
From 15 May 2020 to 12 January 2021Count
Asymptomatic travellers screened at day 1079,623
Found positive182
From 15 May 2020 to 12 January 2021Count
Asymptomatic travellers screened at day 1079,623
Found positive182
Since 2 June 2021Count
Asymptomatic travellers screened at day 7628
Found positive0
Since 13 January 2021Count
Asymptomatic travellers screened at day 12*42,840
Found positive45

* Testing previously carried out on day 10 is now carried out on day 12.

COVID-19 vaccination update

COVID-19 vaccination doses administered in NSWDoses past 24 hours*All doses
NSW Health – first doses10,530363,114
NSW Health – second doses 4,447129,128
Total14,977492,242

*notified from 3 June 2021 to 8pm 4 June 2021

Note: NSW Health’s vaccination clinics generally operate Monday to Friday. Therefore, there may be limited or no vaccines administered on weekend days and public holidays due to planned closures.


Current as at: Saturday 5 June 2021