Seven new coronavirus cases detected in NSW in the past 24 hours

Seven new coronavirus cases detected in NSW

Seven new cases of coronavirus were detected in NSW in the 24 hours to 8pm last night.

An update provided by NSW Health today said the seven new cases were all returned travellers in hotel quarantine.

This brings the total number of cases in NSW to 3143, of which 2770 have recovered.

A total of 17,363 people were tested in the 24-hour period - the second highest number to date and only slightly behind the 13,392 tests carried out the previous day.

Fifty-three people are currently being treated by NSW Health. None are in intensive care.

Since March 29, 2956 people in hotel quarantine have been tested for COVID-19, resulting in 99 positive results, or 3 per cent, a NSW Health spokeswoman said.

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