Covid update - Wednesday
24th August 2022
COVID UPDATE – 11.30am WEDNESDAY August 24
Just a quick reminder that the new weekly Covid update will replace the daily post from tomorrow. It will be posted at 4pm each Thursday.
New cases in Lake Macquarie in the past 24 hours: 211. (Up 51 on previous day)
New cases in Hunter-New England Health district yesterday: 968 (Up 190 on previous day)
Cases in Lake Macquarie over the past four weeks: 4221 (Down 67 on previous day)
New cases statewide in past 24 hours: 6690 (Up 1123 on previous day)
Covid patients currently in NSW hospitals: 1867 (Down 67 on previous day)
Covid patients in NSW ICU: 38 (Down 11 on previous day)
Lives lost in NSW over the past 24 hours: 14 (Down 18 on previous day)
STATEWIDE VACCINATION RATES
- 96.9% of people aged 16+ have had one dose
- 95.4% of people aged 16+ have had two doses
- 69.4% of people have had three doses
- 82% of people aged 12-15 have had one dose
- 78.3% of people aged 12-15 have had two doses
- 49.5% of people aged 5-11 have had one dose
More information on all the requirements and protocols relating to schools, outbreaks and isolation rules for parents and carers of school-aged children HERE.
More information on new case numbers by LGA can be found HERE.
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answers to frequently asked questions. Service NSW also has a 24/7 hotline where people are available to answer questions. You can reach them on 13 77 88. All further info at NSW Health.