NSW Coronavirus Update – Monday 18th October 2021 | 7NEWS

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New South Wales has reported 5 deaths and 265 new local COVID-19 cases.

Of the 5 deaths reported today, a woman in her 30s from the Cessnock area died at John Hunter Hospital. She was not vaccinated and had underlying health conditions.

A man in his 50s from Sydney’s Inner West died at Concord Hospital. He was not vaccinated and had underlying health conditions.

A woman in her 60s from Sydney’s Inner West died at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. She was not vaccinated.

A woman in her 70s from south western Sydney died at Concord Hospital. She had received one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and had underlying health conditions.

A woman in her 80s from the Wollongong area died at Wollongong Hospital. She had received one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and had underlying health conditions.

There have been 475 COVID-19 related deaths in NSW since 16 June 2021 and 531 in total since the start of the pandemic. There are currently 606 COVID-19 cases in hospital, with 132 people in intensive care, 71 of whom require ventilation.

Of the 265 locally acquired cases reported to 8pm last night, 65 are from South Western Sydney Local Health District (LHD), 63 are from Hunter New England LHD, 33 are from Western Sydney LHD, 21 are from Sydney LHD, 18 are from Murrumbidgee LHD, 18 are from South Eastern Sydney LHD, 16 are from Illawarra Shoalhaven LHD, 10 are from Central Coast LHD, 5 are from Nepean Blue Mountains LHD, 5 are from Southern NSW LHD, 4 are from Northern Sydney LHD, 2 are from Western NSW LHD, 1 is from Northern NSW LHD, 1 is in a correctional setting, and 3 are yet to be assigned to an LHD.

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