NSW Coronavirus Update – Friday 17th October 2021 | 7NEWS

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NSW Coronavirus Update: 10 deaths and 301 new locally acquired cases of COVID were detected overnight.

91.9% of people aged 16+ have had one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. 80% of people aged 16+ have had two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine. In the 12-15 year old age group, 74 per cent have had their first dose, and 32 per cent are fully vaccinated.

Of the 10 people who died, 2 were aged in their 50s, two people were in their 60s, two people were in their 70s, three people were in their 80s and one person was in their 90s.

Three people were from south western Sydney, two people were from southern Sydney, two people were from south eastern Sydney, one person was from the Central Coast, one person was from the Newcastle area, and one person was from the Cessnock area.

Five people were not vaccinated, one person had received one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, and four people had received two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine.

A woman in her 80s from south western Sydney died at Liverpool Hospital, where she acquired her infection. This is the 12th death linked to this outbreak. She was not vaccinated and had underlying health conditions.

A man in his 80s from south eastern Sydney died at Prince of Wales Hospital, where he acquired his infection. He had received two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine and had underlying health conditions.

A man in his 90s died at Prince of Wales Hospital. He was a resident of the Southern Cross Care Daceyville aged care facility, where he acquired his infection. This is the first death linked to an outbreak at the facility. He had received one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and had underlying health conditions.

There have been 470 COVID-19 related deaths in NSW since 16 June 2021 and 526 in total since the start of the pandemic. There are currently 619 COVID-19 cases in hospital, with 137 people in intensive care, 71 of whom require ventilation said NSW Chief Health Officer Dr Kerry Chant.

Of the 301 locally acquired cases reported to 8pm last night, 74 are from South Western Sydney Local Health District (LHD), 73 are from Hunter New England LHD, 33 are from Western Sydney LHD, 26 are from Illawarra Shoalhaven LHD, 24 are from Sydney LHD, 18 are from South Eastern Sydney LHD, 14 are from Central Coast LHD, 11 are from Murrumbidgee LHD, 6 are from Nepean Blue Mountains LHD, 5 are from Western NSW LHD, 3 are from Northern NSW LHD, 4 are from Southern NSW LHD, 2 are from Northern Sydney LHD, 1 is from Far West LHD, 1 is from Mid North Coast LHD, 1 is in a correctional setting, and 5 are yet to be assigned to an LHD.

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