NSW records 180 new COVID-19 cases, one death

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NSW has recorded 180 new COVID-19 cases and one death in the 24 hours to 8pm.

The state's population aged 16 years and over is now 91.8 per cent fully vaccinated, while 94.4 per cent have had their first COVID-19 vaccine shot.

Those aged between 12 and 15 years are 75.4 per cent fully vaccinated, while 81 per cent have had their first dose.

There are 202 COVID-19 patients in hospital, with 30 in ICU.

Yesterday 45,405 tests were conducted which was down on the previous day's total of 55,330.

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NSW Health will release further details of today's cases at 11am.

Yesterday, South Western Sydney Local Health District recorded the highest number of coronavirus cases across the state with 33 cases recorded.

Hunter New England LHD recorded 32 new cases, while Western Sydney LHD had 27, making it the area with the third highest new cases recorded yesterday.

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