A woman in her 80s died with COVID-19 today after contracting her infection at Presbyterian Aged Care nursing home at Ashfield in Sydney’s inner west – the first death linked to the facility.
In a statement, NSW Health said she had received two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine and had underlying health conditions.
“NSW Health expresses its sincere condolences to her loved ones,” the health authority said.
NSW recorded 165 new cases of COVID-19 in the 24 hours to 8pm last night.
There are currently 216 COVID-19 cases admitted to hospital, with 32 people in intensive care, 15 of whom require ventilation.