NSW Records 608 New Covid Cases As Numbers Continue To Fall As State Rushes To Freedom Day
- New South Wales records 608 Covid-19 cases and seven deaths on Tuesday
- Seven people died from Covid overnight with five unvaccinated patients
- In New South Wales, 88.5% of residents received at least one dose
The daily number of Covid-19 cases in New South Wales has continued to decline as the state registers 608 new locally acquired infections.
NSW Health released the number on Tuesday after 85,642 Covid tests were carried out until 8 p.m. last night.
The state also recorded the deaths of seven people – six men and one woman.
Five were not vaccinated while two patients had only received a single dose of the Covid vaccine.
Statewide, 88.5% of eligible people received their first dose of the vaccine and 67.5% received a double injection.
Of the new cases, 183 infections have been identified in South West Sydney and 96 recorded in the West Sydney Local Health District.
Tuesday’s case count is lower than Monday’s 623 as the state’s daily infections begin to gradually decline as NSW moves towards reopening.
NSW records 608 new Covid-19 infections on Tuesday