NSW Coronavirus Update – Wednesday 8th December 2021 | 7NEWS

Subscribe to The Global Herald in Google News

7NEWS Australia published this video item, entitled “NSW Coronavirus Update – Wednesday 8th December 2021 | 7NEWS” – below is their description.

NSW Coronavirus Update: NSW Health says they’ve noticed an increase in COVID transmission in larger social settings like pubs, clubs and parties.

Investigations carried out by NSW Health overnight also revealed that there is an additional case in the south-west Sydney cluster with the Omicron variant.

This brings to 21 the total number of Omicron cases linked to the Regents Park Omicron cluster.

A man aged in his 80s from south-western Sydney died at Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospital after testing positive to COVID. He was a resident of Bankstown City Aged Care Gillawarna Village. He had received two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine and had underlying health conditions.

There are currently 151 COVID-19 cases admitted to hospital, with 25 people in intensive care, 7 of whom require ventilation.

403 new cases of COVID-19 were identified in NSW overnight, 103 are from South Western Sydney Local Health District (LHD), 93 are from Sydney LHD, 61 are from Western Sydney LHD, 59 are from South Eastern Sydney LHD, 19 are from Northern Sydney LHD, 13 are from Illawarra Shoalhaven LHD, 12 are from Hunter New England LHD, nine are from Mid North Coast LHD, eight are from Nepean Blue Mountains LHD, eight are from Northern NSW LHD, six are from Murrumbidgee LHD, five are from Central Coast LHD, four are from Western NSW LHD, one is from Southern NSW LHD, and two are yet to be assigned to a LHD.

7NEWS Australia YouTube Channel

Got a comment? Leave your thoughts in the comments section, below. Please note comments are moderated before publication.


Subscribe to The Global Herald in Google News

Similar Content

About This Source - 7NEWS Australia

Seven News is the television news service of the Seven Network and, as of 2016, the highest-rating in Australia. The news service draws upon overseas channels for select international coverage. The network’s Director of News and Current Affairs is Craig McPherson.

Recent from 7NEWS Australia:

  • Sunshine Coast named top tourist destination in the world | 7NEWS
  • Queensland is in for a different kind of Australia Day this year | 7NEWS
  • Freedom rally protesters asked to donate to event organisers | 7NEWS
  • In This Story: COVID-19

    Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.

    Symptoms of coronavirus

    The main symptoms of coronavirus are:

    • a persistent new cough (non productive, dry)
    • a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
    • shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)

    Latest News about Covid-19

    Below are stories from around the globe related to the 2020 outbreak of novel Coronavirus – since the WHO gave the Covid-19 naming. Most recent items are posted nearest the top.

    5 Recent Items: COVID-19

  • Who’s To Blame For Your Lack Of Trust: COVID or Mainstream Media LIES? #shorts
  • NHS100k protests & Surgeon Ahmad Malik on why he’s against compulsory Covid vaccines for NHS staff
  • Empty grocery store shelves caused by more than COVID
  • Why is China still trying to eliminate all Covid outbreaks? – BBC News
  • Belgian pianist composes song dedicated to Chinese city battling COVID-19
  • In This Story: New South Wales

    New South Wales is a southeastern Australian state, distinguished by its coastal cities and national parks. Sydney, its capital, is home to iconic structures such as the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge.

    Population: 7.544 million (Sept 2014)

    3 Recent Items: New South Wales

  • Chief Health Officer predicts Queensland to hit Omicron peak next week | 7NEWS
  • The locals who bought their local pub to keep it from closing | ABC News
  • SA bracing for the worst rain event in a decade | 9 News Australia
  • In This Story: Omicron

    The Omicron variant of Covid-19 (also known as B.1.1.529) has been declared a Variant of Concern.

    The Technical Advisory Group on SARS-CoV-2 Virus Evolution (TAG-VE) is an independent group of experts that periodically monitors and evaluates the evolution of SARS-CoV-2 and assesses if specific mutations and combinations of mutations alter the behaviour of the virus. The TAG-VE was convened on 26 November 2021 to assess the SARS-CoV-2 variant: B.1.1.529 – which is known as Omicron – the group declared the variant a Variant of Concern.

    5 Recent Items: Omicron

  • WATCH LIVE: HK leader Carrie Lam on local Omicron outbreak
  • Queensland is in for a different kind of Australia Day this year | 7NEWS
  • Chief Health Officer predicts Queensland to hit Omicron peak next week | 7NEWS
  • Omicron peak reached: South Australia reports 2,193 new COVID cases and three deaths | 7NEWS
  • New hangover cure put to the test at a Yarra Valley music festival | 7NEWS
  • In This Story: Sydney

    Sydney, capital of New South Wales and one of Australia‘s largest cities, is best known for its harbourfront Sydney Opera House, with a distinctive sail-like design.

    • Population: 5.23 million (2018)

    3 Recent Items: Sydney

  • Western Australia’s prolonged border closure causes thousands anguish | 7NEWS
  • Search for missing man after boat capsizes in Sydney | 9 News Australia
  • No restrictions for fully vaxxed in QLD, Vaccine intervals cut | Coronavirus | 9 News Australia
  • Leave a Comment

    We don't require your email address, or your name, for anyone to leave a comment. If you do add an email address, you may be notified if there are replies to your comment - we won't use it for any other purpose. Please make respectful comments, which add value, and avoid personal attacks on others. Links are not allowed in comments - 99% of spam comments, attempt to post links. Please describe where people may find additional information - for example "visit the UN website" or "search Google for..." rather than posting a link. Comments failing to adhere to these guidelines will not be published.

    Posting....