COVID-19 statistics for NSW, May 24

As at 8pm Saturday 23 May 2020, there has been one additional case of COVID-19 diagnosed since 8pm 22 May, bringing the total number of cases to 3,087.

The one new case today was overseas acquired and is in a quarantine hotel.

There were 6,809 people tested in the reporting period, compared with 8,995 people in the previous 24 hours.

More than 418,000 people have now been tested for COVID-19 in NSW.

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)3,087
Deaths (in NSW from confirmed cases)50
Cases reported recovered2,653
Total persons tested418,427

There are currently 87 COVID-19 cases being treated by NSW Health. This includes 1 person being treated in an intensive care unit. They require a ventilator.

There are now 2,653 people in NSW who have recovered from COVID-19.

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.

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:

OutcomeNumber
Recovered2,653
Not yet recovered202
Died50
Less than 3 weeks from symptom onset / recovery data not available182
Total3,087

By sex and age group*:

Age groupFemaleMaleTotal
0-9172037
10-19514899
20-29364289653
30-39255259514
40-49172215387
50-59227224451
60-69245236481
70-79151170321
80-894954103
90+231841

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

By likely source of infection:

SourceCount
Overseas1,781
Interstate acquired72
Locally acquired – contact of a confirmed case and/or in a known cluster864
Locally acquired – contact not identified369
Under investigation1
Total3,087

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