12 February 2022

Across NSW, more than 95 per cent of people aged 16 and over have received a first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, and 94.2 per cent have received two doses to Thursday 10 February 2022. 

  • Of children aged 12 to 15, 83.5 per cent have received a first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, and 78.8 per cent have received two doses 
  • Of children aged 5 to 11, 44.9 per cent have received a first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. 
  • Of people aged 16 plus, 47.3 per cent have now received a third dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. This represents 51.6  per cent of the eligible population that received their second dose more than three months ago.
The total number of vaccines administered in NSW is now 16,353,713 with 4,857,072 doses administered by NSW Health to 8pm last night and 11,496,641 administered by the GP network, pharmacies and other providers to 11:59pm on Thursday 10 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 reporting the deaths of 32 people with COVID-19; 25 men and seven women. Eleven of these deaths have been included following the conclusion of coronial investigations – these 11 deaths occurred from 22 January through to 5 February.

Of the 32 people who died; one person was in their 40s, two people were in their 50s, seven people were in their 60s, 11 people were in their 70s, six people were in their 80s and five people were in their 90s. Older age is a significant risk factor for serious illness and death for COVID-19, particularly when combined with significant underlying health conditions.

Eight people who died were aged under 65. Three of these people had received three doses of a COVID-19 vaccine, three people had received two doses and two people were not vaccinated. Seven people had known underlying health conditions. 

Seven people were from western Sydney, seven people were from south eastern Sydney, six people were from south western Sydney, four people were from the Central Coast, two people were from Sydney’s inner west, one person was from the Mid North Coast, one person was from northern Sydney, one person was from the Newcastle area, one person was from the Lower Hunter, one person was from the Riverina and one person was from Western NSW. 

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 1,693. 

There are currently 1,650 COVID-19 cases admitted to hospital, including 104 people in intensive care, 47 of whom require ventilation.

There were 8,183 positive test results (cases) notified in the 24 hours to 4pm yesterday – including 4,895 positive rapid antigen tests (RATs) and 3,288 positive PCR tests.

There has now been a total of 314,988 positive RATs recorded since reporting began on 13 January 2022. The 3,288 positive PCR results were returned from 31,651 PCR tests. 

Following further investigation, 67 COVID-19 cases detected by PCR tests have been excluded and 444 cases previously reported as RAT-positive have 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 876,020.

Cases confirmed by PCR test and registered as RAT positive in the 24 hours to 4pm 11 February 2022 by local health district

Local health district Cases confirmed by PCR Cases registered as positive RAT Total cases
Hunter New England4627191,181
Western Sydney5135601,073
South Western Sydney401529930
Northern Sydney314503817
South Eastern Sydney328439767
Central Coast189284473
Nepean Blue Mountains176229405
Illawarra Shoalhaven146215361
Northern NSW93255348
Western NSW98185283
Mid North Coast29217246
Southern NSW65158223
Far West251843
Correctional settings11011

COVID-19 vaccination update

NSW COVID-19 vaccination rateTotal* (ages 16 and over) Total* (ages 12 – 15) Total* (ages 5 -11)
All providers – first doses > 95%83.5%44.9%
All providers – second doses 94.2%78.8%0.4%
All providers – third doses (ages 16 and over) 47.3%n/an/a

*to 11.59pm 10 February 2022

COVID-19 vaccination doses administered by NSW HealthDoses past 24 hours* All doses
NSW Health – first doses 465
NSW Health – second doses 244
NSW Health – third doses 4,760
Total 5,469

*notified from 8pm 10 February 2022 to 8pm 11 February 2022.

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