NBN News | POSITIVE SIGNS
The hunter has only recorded one new case of COVID-19, linked to the elderly care cluster.
The person, from Anglican Care’s Jesmond Grove facility, was not contagious in the community.
The new case brings the total number of cases in the current outbreak to 164, with 143 active cases.
Fortunately, that’s a brief breakdown of the case today. A case in the Hunter. To Jesmond. Not contagious in the community, linked to the elderly care cluster. 32 people are hospitalized, none in intensive care @nbnnews pic.twitter.com/tfn1efcJC4
– Jacinta Lee (@ jacinta_lee3) August 24, 2021
âNewcastle is moving in and I just want to thank the response in this region,â Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr Kerry Chant said.
âIt’s always important that we stay the course there. “
New South Wales has registered 753 new local cases today, including three for the central coast.
BREAKDOWN | 7-Eleven has confirmed that four of its stores in Newcastle and Lake Macquarie were thoroughly cleaned overnight, after a delivery driver tested positive for COVID-19. Contacts between Thursday and Saturday last week were asked to self-isolate and take a test. @nbnnews @ 9NewsSyd pic.twitter.com/y9LRRy1dGU
– Lauren Kempe (@laurenkempe) August 24, 2021