Saturday, December 4, 2021

9th COVID death at Albury nursing home

NSW today recorded 222 new locally-acquired cases of COVID-19 and four deaths – two women and two men – with the virus.

“One person was in their 50s, two people were in their 80s, and one person was in their 90s,” NSW Health said in a statement.

“Three people were from south western Sydney and one person was from Albury. Three people were not vaccinated and one person, a woman in her 80s, had received one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

“A woman in her 90s was a resident at the Mercy Place aged care facility in Albury, where she acquired her infection. She was not vaccinated. There have been nine deaths linked to an outbreak at this facility.

“NSW Health expresses its sincere condolences to their loved ones.”

There are currently 254 COVID-19 cases admitted to hospital, with 42 people in intensive care, 20 of whom require ventilation.

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