There were 32,297 positive test results (cases) notified to 8pm last night, 32 people died
19 January 2022
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Sydney - M E Times Int'l: Across NSW, 95.2 per cent of people aged 16 and over have received a first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, and 93.8 per cent have received two doses to Monday 17 January.
Of people aged 12 to 15, 82.2 per cent have received a first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, and 78.3 per cent have received two doses. Of people aged 5 to 11, 16.4 per cent have received a first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.
NSW Health encourages everyone who is eligible to receive a vaccination or their booster dose to book into a NSW Health vaccination clinic or another provider without delay through the COVID-19 vaccine clinic finder.
Sadly, NSW Health is today reporting the deaths of 32 people with COVID-19; 12 women and 20 men.
Three people were aged in their 40s, three people were aged in their 60s, eight people were in their 70s, 11 people were in their 80s and seven people were in their 90s.
NSW Health expresses its sincere condolences to their loved ones. This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths in NSW since the beginning of the pandemic to 953.
There are currently 2,863 COVID-19 cases admitted to hospital, including 217 people in intensive care, 66 of whom require ventilation.
There were 32,297 positive test results (cases) notified to 8pm last night – including 12,450 positive rapid antigen tests (RATs) and 19,847 positive PCR tests.
Of the 12,450 positive RAT results, 10,417 of these positive tests were from the previous seven days.
The 19,847 positive PCR results were returned from 84,976 PCR tests.
There are COVID-19 testing locations across NSW, many of which are open seven days a week. To find your nearest clinic visit COVID-19 clinics or contact your GP.