Case numbers continue declining in New South Wales

A little bit of good news for New South Wales today, with daily case numbers declining to 623 while vaccinations continue to rise.

That’s as a result of over 76,000 tests in the last 24 hours.

There were six further deaths recorded overnight, bringing the state’s total death toll from Covid-19 to 434.


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One person was in their 40s, three people were in their 60s, one person was in their 70s and one person was in their 90s.

Of the new cases, four were diagnosed in northern New South Wales.

Overnight, the Lismore local government area was plunged back into lockdown, and they’ve since been booted from the Queensland border bubble as a result.

Related article: Lismore plunged back into lockdown after new Covid cases emerge 

In further good news, it appears the state may be about to reach the 70 per cent double vaccination mark as soon as tomorrow.

As of Monday, 88.4 per cent of people aged over 16 had received one dose of the vaccine, and 67.1 per cent had recently both doses.