As at 8pm Sunday 26 April 2020, an additional two cases of COVID-19 have been diagnosed since 8pm 25 April, bringing the total to 3,004.
During that time, 4,418 people were tested, compared to 5,459 in the 24 hours before.
|Confirmed cases (incl. interstate residents in NSW health care facilities)||3,004|
|Deaths (in NSW from confirmed cases)||36|
|Cases reported recovered||2,227|
|Cases tested and excluded||200,129|
|Total persons tested||203,133|
There have now been 2,227 people who have recovered from COVID-19 in NSW.
There are currently 160 COVID-19 cases being treated by NSW Health. These include 19 people being treated in Intensive Care Units, with 15 of those requiring ventilators.
There have been no new deaths reported in the last 24 hours.
Both of today’s new cases are acquired from known sources, with one linked to a known COVID-19 case, and the other a returned traveller in hotel quarantine. Neither are linked to clusters.
NSW Health is urging people with symptoms, including mild symptoms, to be tested to ensure as many cases of COVID-19 in the community are as identified as quickly as possible.
This is particularly important in several new areas following a small number of locally acquired cases. These include:
- City of Lithgow Local Government Area
- City of Blue Mountains Local Government Area
- Hornsby Shire Council Local Government Area
- Lane Cove Council Local Government Area
- Northern Beaches Council Local Government Area
These, and all areas of concern for community transmission in NSW are listed on the NSW Health website at Areas of concern for community transmission.
The locations of COVID-19 clinics are available.
NSW Health is alerting passengers who were close contacts of cases on flights to monitor for symptoms, and contact their GP, (call ahead before visiting), 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 at Known flights with confirmed cases of COVID-19.
Confirmed cases to date
|Alive – less than 3 weeks from symptom onset / recovery data not available||432|
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||816|
|Locally acquired – contact not identified||366|
* Counts reported for a particular day may vary over time with ongoing enhance surveillance activities.