06 April 2020

As at 8pm, Sunday, 5 April 2020, an additional 57 cases of COVID-19 have been diagnosed, since 8pm 4 April, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in NSW to 2,637.

Cases Count
Confirmed cases (incl. interstate residents in NSW health care facilities) 2,637
Cases tested and excluded 121,401
Total 124,038

There are 249 people with COVID-19 being treated by NSW Health. This includes 40 people in Intensive Care Units, and 22 of these require ventilators. More than half the remaining cases are being treated through Hospital in the Home services.

Sadly, NSW Health confirms the death of 2 people from COVID-19, bringing the state’s total deaths to 18.

An 86-year-old man confirmed to have COVID-19 has died in Liverpool Hospital. He was a resident of the Opal Care Bankstown aged care facility. There are now 5 cases associated with Opal Care Bankstown: 2 residents and 3 staff.

An 85-year-old-man confirmed to have COVID-19 has died, also in Liverpool Hospital. He was a close contact of another confirmed case.

NSW Health extends our condolences to the men’s families.

NSW Health is alerting passengers who were close contacts on flights to monitor for symptoms, and contact their GP, but call ahead first, or call healthdirect on 1800 022 222, or visit a NSW Health COVID-19/Flu assessment clinic should they become unwell.

A full list of flight details can be found at Known flights with confirmed cases of COVID-19.

Everyone can help prevent the spread of COVID-19 by practising social distancing, thorough hand washing, cough etiquette and staying home if they’re unwell. Learn how to protect yourself and others.

Confirmed cases to date

By sex and age group

Age group​ Female Male Total
0-9 10 13 23
10-19 44 39 83
20-29 318 256 574
30-39 218 212 430
40-49 139 191 330
50-59 204 199 403
60-69 212 198 410
70-79 131 148 279
80-89 36 47 83
90-100 10 12 22
Total 1,322 1,315 2,637

*Note: Excludes cases notified without a date of birth and/or gender.

By likely source of infection

Source Cases
Overseas acquired 1,605
Locally acquired – contact of a confirmed case and/or in a known cluster 595
Locally acquired – contact not identified 397
Under investigation 40
Total 2,637

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