There were 20,148 positive test results (cases) notified to 8pm last night, 30 people died





There were 20,148 positive test results (cases) notified to 8pm last night, 30 people died

22 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 93.9 per cent have received two doses to Thursday 20 January 2022.

Of people aged 12 to 15, 82.6 per cent have received a first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, and 78.4 per cent have received two doses. Of people aged 5 to 11, 24.1 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 reporting the deaths of 30 people with COVID-19; 18 men and 12 women.

Of the 30 people who died; one person was aged in their 50s, seven people were aged in their 70s, 15 people were aged in their 80s and seven people were aged in their 90s. Older age is a significant risk factor for serious illness and death for COVID-19, particularly when combined with significant underlying health conditions.

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 1,054.

There are currently 2,762 COVID-19 cases admitted to hospital, including 204 people in intensive care, 70 of whom require ventilation.

There were 20,148 positive test results (cases) notified to 8pm last night – including 8,566 positive rapid antigen tests (RATs) and 11,582 positive PCR tests.

Of the 8,566 positive RAT results, 7,687 of these positive tests were from the previous seven days.

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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