Breakdown of NSW’s new cases

NSW has reported 478 new locally acquired coronavirus cases this morning.

Of those, the source of infection for 337 cases were under investigation.

The isolation status for 290 of the new cases was under investigation.

Ninety-one were in the community for at least part of their infectious period, with 61 in the community for the entirety.

NSWHealth has been notified of eight deaths in the 24 hours up to 8pm Sunday.

This includes the 15-year-old boy who Chief Health Officer Dr Kerry Chant died of pneumococcal meningitis but had COVID-19.

The seven reported deaths overnight included a man in his 40s, a woman in her 70s from Sydney’s northern suburbs, a woman in her 80s from Sydney’s inner west, a man in his 70s from south-western Sydney, a man in his 80s from south-western Sydney, and a man in his 880s from western Sydney.

Several of the reported deaths also had underlying medical conditions.

There are 391 people in hospital with COVID-19 due to this outbreak, including 66 in intensive care of which 28 were on ventilators.

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