As at 8pm Friday 22 May 2020, there have been three additional cases of COVID-19 diagnosed since 8pm 21 May, bringing the total number of cases to 3,086.
Of the three cases today, all were overseas acquired, and in quarantine hotels.
One person reported as a case in previous days has since been excluded after further testing.
There were 8,995 people tested in the reporting period, compared with 8,611 people in the previous 24 hours.
More than 410,000 people have now been tested for COVID-19 in NSW, which has one of the highest per capita testing rates in the world.
NSW Health would like to thank those with symptoms for coming forward, getting tested and ensuring cases in the community are identified as quickly as possible.
|Confirmed cases (including interstate residents in NSW health care facilities)||3,086|
|Deaths (in NSW from confirmed cases)||50|
|Cases reported recovered||2,653|
|Total persons tested||411,618|
There are currently 88 COVID-19 cases being treated by NSW Health. This includes one person being treated in intensive care units. They require a ventilator.
There are now 2,653 people in NSW who have recovered from COVID-19.
NSW Health is urging people with symptoms, including mild symptoms, to be tested to ensure as many cases of COVID-19 in the community are identified as quickly as possible.
All areas of concern for community transmission in NSW are publicly available and listed at areas of concern for community transmission in NSW.
Confirmed cases to date
|Not yet recovered||202|
|Less than 3 weeks from symptom onset / recovery data not available||181|
By sex and age group*
*Note: Excludes cases notified without a date of birth and/or gender.
By likely source of infection
|Locally acquired – contact of a confirmed case and/or in a known cluster||864|
|Locally acquired – contact not identified||369|
* Counts reported for a particular day may vary over time with ongoing enhanced surveillance activities.