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Covid update for NSW November 21


There have been 32 new cases of covid 19 in the Hunter New England Local Health District in the 24 hours up until eight o'clock last night.

Here's the breakup below:

*10 are from Newcastle LGA
*7 are from Mid Coast LGA
*5 are from Moree Plains LGA
*3 are from Tamworth LGA
*2 are from Lake Macquarie LGA
*1 is from Maitland LGA
*1 is from Singleton LGA
*1 is from Inverell LGA
*1 is from Cessnock LGA
*1 is from Port Stephens LGA

There have been two new cases in the Illawarra Shoalhaven Health District.

Both are from the Wollongong Local Government area.

No cases in the the Southern NSW Health District.

According to figures from NSW Health there hasn't been a new case of covid in the Wingecarribee shire since November 4.

Across the state and NSW has recorded 176 new local COVID-19 cases and two deaths

An unvaccinated women in her 40s died at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital.

She had underlying health conditions.

A fully-vaccinated man in his 80s who also had underlying health conditions Sydney died at Liverpool Hospital.

The state is inching closer to the 95 per cent mark for first-dose vaccinations, with 94.4 per cent of residents over 16 years stepping forward for at least one jab.

Some 91.8 per cent are fully vaccinated.