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Covid update for NSW

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There have been 58 new cases of covid19 in the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District up until 8 last night.

Of the new cases:

*35 are from the Wollongong Local Government Area (LGA) - 9 are linked to known cases
Postcodes - 2500 (1 case), 2502 (8), 2506 (2), 2518 (15), 2519 (2), 2526 (3), 2530 (4)
*11 are from the Shellharbour LGA – 1 is linked to a known case
Postcodes – 2527 (3), 2528 (6), 2529 (2)
*12 are from the Shoalhaven LGA – 1 is linked to a known case
Postcodes – 25240 (6), 2541 (6)
*There are no new cases from the Kiama LGA

106 are from South Western Sydney Local Health District which includes the Southern Highlands.

56 are from Hunter New England LHD and 11 are from Southern NSW LHD

Across the state and NSW has recorded a total of 477 new locally acquired cases.

Sadly, NSW Health is reporting the deaths of six men.

Two were in their 50s, one in their 60s, and three in their 70s.

Five were not vaccinated, and one had received one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.