NSW COVID-19 cases increase with 276 infections recorded

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NSW has recorded 276 new COVID-19 cases in the 24 hours to 8pm.

No deaths were recorded in the reporting period.

The state's population aged 16 years and over is now 92.1 per cent fully vaccinated, while 94.4 per cent have had their first COVID-19 vaccine shot.

Those aged between 12 and 15 years are 75.9 per cent fully vaccinated, while 81.1 per cent have had their first dose.

There are 191 COVID-19 patients in hospital, with 31 in ICU.

Yesterday, 74,926 tests were conducted which was down on the previous day's total of 80,317.

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NSW Health will release further details of today's cases at 11am.

Yesterday, Western Sydney Local Health District recorded the highest number of coronavirus cases across the state with 52 cases recorded.

South Eastern Sydney LHD recorded 46 new cases, while South Western Sydney LHD also had 46, making it tied as the second highest new cases recorded yesterday.

This story NSW COVID-19 cases increase with 276 infections recorded first appeared on Newcastle Herald.