NSW has 283 new cases, Victoria 11 cases

NSW reported 283 new locally acquired cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, according to the state’s health department.

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian said the Canterbury-Bankstown area remained the epicentre of the outbreak.

“We ask everyone in that local government area to please be careful,” said Berejiklian.

Of the new cases, 106 were in isolation throughout their infectious period and 42 cases were in isolation for part of their infectious period.

Sixty-four cases were infectious in the community, and the isolation status of 71 cases remains under investigation.

The number of people in hospital fell to 349 from 351, while the number of people in intensive care climbed to 67 from 58.

Victoria has recorded 11 new local COVID-19 cases, according to the state’s health department.

Ten of the new cases were not isolating while infectious, marking the fourth consecutive day that most of the state’s cases were out in the community.

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