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NSW Covid update January 9 2021



There have been 1,386 new cases of COVID in the Illawarra and Shoalhaven for the 24 hours up until eight last night.

897 are from the Wollongong local government area, 213 from Shellharbour, 207 from Shoalhaven and 69 from Kiama.

The Hunter New England Health district has recorded 2,527 new cases.

There are currently 21,823 active cases in the District.

106 active cases are being cared for in hospitals, 9 are in ICU.

There were 308 cases in the Southern NSW Health District.

That includes 78 in the Bega Valley LGA and 36 in the Eurobodalla LGA.

The figures for the Wingecarribee were last updated on January 7 at 8pm.

There were 1589 active cases for the reporting period.

That's up from 1344 the previous day.

Across the state and 16 people have died.

There has been an increase in hospitalisations and the number of people treated in intensive care with the virus.

More than 30000 cases have been recorded.

The figures don't include the results of rapid antigen tests.