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

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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.

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