09 May 2020

As at 8pm Friday 8 May 2020, five additional cases of COVID-19 have been diagnosed since 8pm 7 May, bringing the total to 3,051.

During that time, 13,692 people were tested, compared to 9,461 people in the 24 hours before. This is the highest number of tests undertaken in a 24-hour period in NSW to date.

NSW Health would like to thank those with symptoms for coming forward, getting tested and ensuring as many cases in the community are identified as quickly as possible.

Confirmed cases (incl. interstate residents in NSW health care facilities) 3,051
Deaths (in NSW from confirmed cases) 46
Cases reported recovered 2,504
Cases tested and excluded 291,898
Total persons tested 294,949

One case previously reported in the NSW totals has now been excluded after further testing, reflecting the adjusted overall total of 3,051 confirmed cases.

There have been no new deaths in the reporting period.

There have been no new cases at Anglicare Newmarch House. There is a total of 69 cases linked to Newmarch House, including 32 staff and 37 residents. Altogether 24 residents and 101 staff were tested for COVID-19 on 7 May 2020.

There are currently 110 COVID-19 cases being treated by NSW Health. This includes eight people being treated in Intensive Care Units, with seven of those requiring ventilators.

There are now 2,504 people who have recovered from COVID-19 in NSW.

NSW Health is urging people with symptoms, including mild symptoms, to be tested to ensure as many cases of COVID-19 in the community are as identified as quickly as possible.

This is particularly important in several new areas following a locally acquired case. These include Blacktown, Canada Bay, Cumberland, Inner West, Liverpool, Parramatta and Penrith Local Government Areas.

All areas of concern for community transmission in NSW are publicly available and listed at areas of concern for community transmission in NSW.

See the locations of COVID-19 assessment clinics.

Confirmed cases to date

By outcome

Outcome Number
Recovered​ ​2,504
Not yet recovered 300
Died 46
Less than 3 weeks from symptom onset / recovery data not available 201
Total 3,051

By sex and age group*

Age group​ Female Male Total
0-9 16 19 35
10-19 50 46 96
20-29 362 288 ​650
30-39 250 251 ​501
40-49 169 213 382
50-59 226 221 447
60-69 244 233 477
70-79​ 151 170 321
80-89 48 54 102
90+ 23 17 40

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

By likely source of infection

Source ​Count
Overseas 1,759
Interstate acquired 70
Locally acquired – contact of a confirmed case and/or in a known cluster 856
Locally acquired – contact not identified 365
Under investigation 1
Total 3,051​

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