As at 8pm, Monday 30 March 2020, an additional 114 cases of COVID-19 have been diagnosed, since 8pm 29 March, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in NSW to 2,032.
|Confirmed cases (incl. interstate residents in NSW health care facilities)||2,032|
|Cases tested and excluded||97,919|
There are 164 COVID-19 cases being treated in NSW, including 35 cases in our Intensive Care Units and, of those, 16 require ventilators at this stage. More than 50 per cent of the remainder of cases being treated by NSW Health are through Hospital in the Home services.
There are currently 211 NSW cases from the Ruby Princess, 79 cases from the Ovation of the Seas, which docked 18 March and 30 cases from the Voyager of the Seas which docked on 18 March. There are two new cases in NSW, from the Celebrity Solstice, making it four total cases in NSW.
There are now seven confirmed cases from a group of 100 Chilean navy personnel self-isolating in hotels in Sydney. Investigations and contact tracing continue.
Two more cases have been confirmed amongst residents of the Dorothy Henderson Lodge, bringing the total to 21 (16 residents, 5 staff). The facility remains in isolation
NSW Health is providing information to keep the community informed about COVID-19 while also protecting the privacy of patients. We will keep providing information to the people of NSW as it becomes available.
NSW Health is alerting passengers who were close contacts on flights to monitor for symptoms, and contact their GP, but call ahead first, or call healthdirect on 1800 022 222, or visit a NSW Health COVID-19/Flu assessment clinic should they become unwell.
A full list of flight details can be found here.
Everyone can help prevent the spread of COVID-19 by practising social distancing, thorough hand washing, cough etiquette and staying home if they’re unwell. To learn how to protect yourself and others see https://preview.nsw.gov.au/covid-19
Confirmed cases to date:
By sex and age group:
*Note: Excludes cases notified without a date of birth and/or gender.
By likely source of infection:
|Locally acquired – contact of a confirmed case and/or in a known cluster||418|
|Locally acquired – contact not identified||250|