A further 82 cases of COVID-19 were diagnosed in Hunter New England Local Health District residents in the 24 hours to 8pm last night including two in Singleton LGA. There have been seven cases reported in the Singleton LGA in the past week.
This brings the total number of cases in the HNE District to 1,135 since 5 August 2021.
In NSW there were 667 cases and ten deaths.
Of the new cases in the HNE:
. Thirty-one are from Lake Macquarie LGA, 15 are from Cessnock LGA, 12 are from Maitland LGA, nine are from Newcastle LGA, six are from Port Stephens LGA, four are from Muswellbrook LGA, two are from Singleton LGA, one is from Dungog LGA, one is from Tamworth LGA and one is from Gunnedah LGA.
. Thirty-four cases were in isolation for their entire infectious period, 34 were infectious in the community, and 14 are still under investigation.
. Fifty-seven cases are linked to known exposures or clusters, 13 are unlinked, and the source of 12 cases is under investigation.
Walk-in Pfizer vaccinations
All Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged 12 years and older, as well as non-Aboriginal partners and household members, pregnant women, education staff and current year 12 students can attend the Belmont Mass Vaccination Centre during operating hours, without an appointment, to receive a vaccination.
Pfizer appointments available
Appointments are still available for October at many locations across our District, including the Belmont Mass Vaccination Centre - visit COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Finder to make a booking.
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