Across NSW, more than 95 per cent of people aged 16 and over have received a first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, and 94 per cent have received two doses to Tuesday 1 February 2022.
Of people aged 12 to 15, 83.3 per cent have received a first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, and 78.5 per cent have received two doses. Of people aged 5 to 11, 41 per cent have received a first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.
The total number of vaccines administered in NSW is now 15,874,559, with 4,806,659 doses administered by NSW Health to 8pm last night and 11,067,900 administered by the GP network, pharmacies and other providers to 11:59pm on Tuesday 1 February 2022.
NSW Health encourages everyone who is eligible to receive a vaccination or their booster dose to book into a NSW Health vaccination clinic or another provider without delay through the
COVID-19 vaccine clinic finder.
Sadly, NSW Health is today reporting the deaths of 38 people with COVID-19; 22 men and 16 women.
Of the 38 people who died:
Older age is a significant risk factor for serious illness and death for COVID-19, particularly when combined with significant underlying health conditions.
Four people who died had received three doses of a COVID-19 vaccine, 24 people had received two doses, one person had received one dose and nine people were not vaccinated.
Of the four people who died aged under 65, three were men and one was a woman and all had underlying health conditions. One person had received three doses of a COVID-19 vaccine, two people had received two doses and one person was not vaccinated.
NSW Health expresses its sincere condolences to their loved ones. This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths in NSW since the beginning of the pandemic to 1,489.
There are currently 2,578 COVID-19 cases admitted to hospital, including 160 people in intensive care, 68 of whom require ventilation.
There were 12,632 positive test results (cases) notified in the 24 hours to 4pm yesterday – including 7,147 positive rapid antigen tests (RATs) and 5,485 positive PCR tests.
There has now been a total of 270,874 positive RATs recorded since reporting began on 13 January 2022. The 5,485 positive PCR results were returned from 38,848 PCR tests. Following further investigation, 66 COVID-19 cases detected by PCR tests have been excluded and 710 cases previously reported as RAT-positive have now been confirmed as PCR-positive cases, bringing the total number of cases detected by PCR tests in NSW since the beginning of the pandemic to 839,412.
Of the 12,632 positive test results:
There are COVID-19 testing locations across NSW, many of which are open seven days a week. To find your nearest clinic visit
COVID-19 clinics or contact your GP.
*to 11.59pm 1 February 2022
*notified from 8pm 1 February 2022 to 8pm 2 February 2022.
Video of today’s update.