NSW records just five new coronavirus infections

Very good news for New South Wales today, with the state recording its lower amount of daily infections for weeks.

Just five new cases were confirmed overnight, down on nine the day before.

However, there has been another death reported within the state overnight, with a man in his 80s passing away.


New South Wales Health reports that three of the new infections are linked to the Tangara School for Girls cluster.

While, a man in his 40s from Western Sydney contracted the disease locally, with that case still under investigator.

The fifth case is a close contact of that man.

The last time the state recorded five cases was on July 12.


It comes as Queensland records another night of no new cases, with authorities continuing to keep a close eye on those over the border.

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