There were 30,825 positive test results (cases) notified to 8pm last night, 25 people died





There were 30,825 positive test results (cases) notified to 8pm last night, 25 people died

20 January 2022

(See Translation in Arabic Section)

Sydney - M E Times Int'l: Across NSW, 95.3 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 Tuesday 18 January.

Of people aged 12 to 15, 82.3 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, 19.1 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 25 people with COVID-19; 16 men and nine women.

One person was aged in their 30s, two people were aged in their 50s, five people were aged in their 60s, five people in their 70s, seven in their 80s, four in their 90s and one was over 100 years old.

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 978.

There are currently 2,781 COVID-19 cases admitted to hospital, including 212 people in intensive care, 68 of whom require ventilation.

There were 30,825 positive test results (cases) notified to 8pm last night – including 13,178 positive rapid antigen tests (RATs) and 17,647 positive PCR tests.

Of the 13,178 positive RAT results, 11,034 of these positive tests were from the previous seven days

The 17,647 positive PCR results were returned from 73,259 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.


 














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