COVID-19 update for NSW

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As at 11am today, an additional 22 cases of COVID-19 have been diagnosed since our last update at 11am, March 14, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in NSW to 134.

NSW Health has also confirmed a third and fourth death from COVID-19. 

A 77-year-old woman died on Friday in a Sydney hospital. The woman had recently arrived in Sydney and testing has confirmed the woman had COVID-19. 

NSW Health are working with state health authorities to trace close contacts of the deceased woman. 

A 90-year-old woman – a resident of Dorothy Henderson Lodge – died yesterday. Testing has confirmed that she had COVID-19. 

Our condolences are with the family and friends of both women at this time.

COVID-19 statisticsNSW Health

Confirmed cases134*
Cases under investigation1924
Cases tested and excluded20,511
Total22,567

*Note: 1 is a resident of Victoria and counted in the national numbers as a Victoria case.

These figures refer to people who are in NSW and have been investigated for or have been diagnosed with coronavirus (COVID -19).

NSW case source summary:

·         Overseas acquired: 60

·         Contact of a confirmed case: 38

·         Under investigation: 23

·         Currently unknown: 13

The new cases include:

·         113, a 55 year old male, recently travelled from United States, likely overseas source

·         114, a 49 year old female, a contact of a previously confirmed case 113

·         115, a 58 year old male, recently travelled from United States, likely overseas source

·         116, a 24 year old female, under further investigation, source not yet known

·         117, a 55 year old female, recently travelled from the Philippines, likely overseas source

·         118, a 32 year old female, a contact of two previously confirmed cases

·         119, a 34 year old male, a contact of a confirmed case

·         120, a 27 year old female, under further investigation, source not yet known

·         121, a 69 year old male, recently travelled from Singapore, likely overseas source

·         122, a 45 year old male, under further investigation, source not yet known

·         123, a 27 year old male, a contact of a previously confirmed case

·         124, a 65 year old male, under further investigation, source not yet known

·         125, a 17 year old male,  under further investigation, source not yet known

·         126, a 63 year old male, a contact of a previously confirmed case

·         127, 19 year old male, under further investigation, source not yet known

·         128, a 30 year old male, recently travelled from United States, likely overseas source

·         129, a 42 year old female, under investigation, source not yet known

·         130, a 32 year old male, under investigation, overseas travel  under investigation

·         131, a 35 year old male, under investigation, source not yet known

·         132, a 23 year old male, under investigation, source not yet known

·         133, a 44 year old male, under investigation, source not yet known

·         134, a 40 year old make, under investigation, recently travelled from the USA

NSW Health is continuing to find and respond to cases as they are diagnosed to slow any spread of COVID-19 in the community.

For the latest information and updates visit the NSW Health website.