More than 19K COVID cases, 40 deaths recorded across NSW, VIC

COVID-19 cases in New South Wales are remaining steady, with 10,130 new infections detected today.

That’s down slightly from 10,312 new cases recorded yesterday.

Sadly, the state has also recorded a further 24 deaths in the past 24 hours.


In some good news, hospitalisations continue to fall, with 1,795 now being treated for the virus in hospital, down from 1,906 on Wednesday.

The number of patients in ICU has also fallen from 132 to 121.

In Victoria, there’s been 9,391 new cases recorded today, along with a further 16 deaths.

There are currently 543 patients being treated in hospital, including 75 in ICU.