Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) statistics, 12 May

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As at 8pm Monday 11 May 2020, there have been no additional cases of COVID-19 diagnosed since 8pm 10 May.

This is the first time since 29 February there have been no new cases in NSW. The total number of cases remains at 3,053.

6,048 people were tested in the reporting period, compared to 5,258 people in the previous 24 hours.

Nearly 316,000 people have now been tested for COVID-19 in NSW, which has one of the highest testing rates in the world.

NSW Health would like to thank those with symptoms for coming forward, getting tested and ensuring cases in the community are identified as quickly as possible.

Confirmed cases (incl. interstate residents in NSW health care facilities)3,053
Deaths (in NSW from confirmed cases)46
Cases reported recovered2,543
Total persons tested315,770

There have been no new deaths in the reporting period.

There have been no new cases at Anglicare Newmarch House. There is a total of 69 cases linked to Newmarch House: 37 residents and 32 staff. There were 40 residents and 95 staff tested for COVID-19 on 10 May, and a further 106 staff tested on 11 May. All of these staff tests have been negative. There have been no newly-identified resident cases.

There are currently 100 COVID-19 cases being treated by NSW Health. This includes eight people being treated in intensive care units. All eight require ventilators.

There are now 2,543 people who have recovered from COVID-19 in NSW.

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 identified as quickly as possible.

This is particularly important in several areas following the identification of locally acquired cases. The Canada Bay, Canterbury Bankstown, and Cumberland local government areas have been identified for further testing.

All areas of concern for community transmission in NSW are publicly available and listed here:

The locations of COVID-19 clinics are available here:

Confirmed cases to date:

By outcome:

Not yet recovered279
Less than 3 weeks from symptom onset / recovery data not available185

By sex and age group*:

Age groupFemaleMaleTotal

*Note: Excludes cases notified without a date of birth and/or gender.

By likely source of infection:

Interstate acquired70
Locally acquired – contact of a confirmed case and/or in a known cluster856
Locally acquired – contact not identified364
Under investigation1

* Counts reported for a particular day may vary over time with ongoing enhanced surveillance activities.