An additional seven cases of COVID-19 have been diagnosed as at 2pm today bringing the total number of confirmed cases in NSW to 47.
These figures refer to people who are in NSW and have been investigated for or have been diagnosed with novel coronavirus (COVID -19).
The new cases are:
NSW Health has completed contact tracing for 77 delegates at a medical conference in Liverpool on February 18. No further cases have been identified and the two week quarantine period has now passed.
Dr Kerry Chant, Chief Health Officer said: “The vast majority of new cases can be traced to existing cases. This is reassuring as it means we are tracking how COVID-19 has been transmitted and in general we are not seeing random cases occur in the community at large.”
NSW Health is continuing to find and respond to cases as they are diagnosed to slow any spread of COVID-19 in the community.