10 April 2021

NSW recorded no new locally acquired cases of COVID-19 in the 24 hours to 8pm last nightFour new cases were acquired overseas, bringing the total number of cases in NSW since the beginning of the pandemic to 5,135.

There were 8,686 tests reported to 8pm last night, compared with the previous day's total of 14,078.

Following new advice from the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI) on Thursday night, updated informed consent information was provided to patients and those administering the AstraZeneca vaccine.

NSW Health temporarily paused administration of the AstraZeneca vaccine to all age groups at its clinics yesterday morning (Friday 9 April) while the informed consent information was updated. AstraZeneca vaccinations for those aged 50 years and over recommenced yesterday afternoon. The Pfizer vaccine continued to be administered as planned at NSW Health clinics.

There were 4,401 COVID-19 vaccines administered by NSW Health in the 24 hours to 8pm last night. The total number of vaccines administered by NSW Health is now 151,125.

Confirmed cases (including interstate residents in NSW health care facilities) 5,135
Deaths (in NSW from confirmed cases) 56
Total tests carried out 5,461,599
Total vaccinations administered by NSW Health151,125

NSW Health is treating 41 COVID-19 cases, none of whom are in ICU. Most cases (98 per cent) are being treated in non-acute, out-of-hospital care, including returned travellers in the Special Health Accommodation.

NSW Health thanks those who have come forward for testing, and strongly urges everyone to isolate and be tested immediately if even the mildest of symptoms appear. This is how we can keep our friends, family and community safe.

There are more than 350 COVID-19 testing locations across NSW. To find your nearest clinic, visit: COVID-19 clinics or contact your GP.

Likely source of confirmed COVID-19 cases in NSW

Likely source of infectionCases past 24 hours*Cases past 7 days**All cases
Overseas 4252,955
Interstate 0090
Locally acquired – linked to known case or cluster 001,640
Locally acquired – no links to known case or cluster00450
Locally acquired – investigation ongoing 000
Under initial investigation000
Total 4255,135

Note: Case counts reported for a particular day may vary over time due to ongoing investigations and case review.

*notified from 8pm 8 April 2021 to 8pm 9 April 2021
**from 8pm 3 April 2021 to 8pm 9 April 2021

Returned travellers in hotel quarantine to date

Since 29 March 2020Count
Symptomatic travellers tested 11,711
Found positive 225
Since 30 June 2020Count
Asymptomatic travellers screened at day 2 92,432
Found positive572
From 15 May 2020 to 12 January 2021Count
Asymptomatic travellers screened at day 1079,623
Found positive
Since 13 January 2021
Asymptomatic travellers screened at day 12*24,573
Found positive21

* Testing previously carried out on day 10 is now carried out on day 12.

COVID-19 vaccination update

COVID-19 vaccination doses administered by NSW HealthDoses past 24 hours*All doses
First doses 1,761 107,109
Second doses 2,640 44,016
Total4,401 151,125

*notified from 8pm 8 April to 8pm 9 April 2021

Note: NSW Health’s vaccination clinics generally operate Monday to Friday. Therefore, there may be limited vaccines administered on weekend days and public holidays due to planned closures.

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