There’s still no indication that case numbers in New South Wales are reducing, with another 452 recorded overnight.
Only 129 of those are linked to known cases, while at least 50 of them were in the community during the whole infectious period.
A woman in her 70s has also passed away overnight, becoming the state’s 57th death in this death and 111th overall.
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It’s understood 75 percent of the new infections are in people under the age of 40.
The only good news seems to be the vaccination rate, which authorities are keen to ramp up again over the next three weeks.
The plan is to have the 530,000 doses of the Pfizer vaccine, which is coming from the federal government’s deal with Poland, within the arms of people within two and a half weeks.
They will specifically be administered through clinics within the 12 local government areas of concern in Sydney.
There are still mounting concerns for the regional areas of the state as well, with another 18 in the state’s far west.
While there are no new known infections in the state’s far north, authorities are still concerned there are infections going undetected in the community.