Covid update - Friday
18th September 2020
?? COVID UPDATE - FRIDAY
?? No new cases in the Hunter-New England region over the past 24 hours - that's seven full weeks. There are ZERO active cases currently in the Hunter-New England region.
?? There were just 6 new cases reported statewide over the past 24 hours. Of those, five are returned overseas travellers in hotel quarantine, and one is linked to the Liverpool Hospital cluster. That person was already quarantining before testing positive.
?? There were 42 new cases reported in Victoria over the past 24 hours and 5 more deaths. No new cases in QLD.
?? Australia's death toll stands at 837, with the NSW toll still at 54 and Victoria's 750. There hasn't been a Covid-related death in NSW for 33 days.
?? The number of active cases in NSW is 146. There are 920 active cases in Victoria. There are 25 active cases in Queensland.
?? Please continue to stay safe, vigilant, maintain the social distancing, and wear a mask if you have to visit places where social distancing is difficult.
?? If you notice any symptoms, please self-isolate and get tested as soon as possible.