Thursday, 18 November 2021

COVID-19 Update: Northern NSW 16 November 2021

 

As at 8pm on 16 November 2021 there have now been 177 confirmed COVID-19 cases across the 7 local government arears within the Northern NSW Local Health District since 13 September 2021 when the Delta Variant Outbreal first reached Northern NSW reached .


A total of 64 of these confirmed COVID-19 infections (36.15 per cent of all Northern NSW cases since 13 September 2021) have been recorded in the first 16 days since NSW Premier & Liberal MP for Epping Dominic Perrottet opened up Northern NSW to Greater Sydney, interstate & overseas travellers. That is equivalent to 4 new COVID-19 infections a day.


CONFIRMED LOCALLY ACQUIRED COVID-19 CASE LOCATION BREAKDOWN IN NORTHEN NSW BETWEEN 13 SEPTEMBER & 16 NOVEMBER 2021:


Tweed Shire - 7 cases + 2 infections contracted elsewhere in NSW


Byron Bay - 7 cases + 2 confirmed infections within the LGA not entered into NNSWLHD records as these individuals were no longer in the region.


Ballina - 15 cases


Kyogle - 22 cases


Richmond Valley - 25 cases + 1 case confirmed on 10 Nov 2021 where infection was contracted overseas


Lismore City - 42 cases


Clarence Valley - 59 cases.


AS of 14 November 2021 the fully vaccinated rate for the 16 years old to 90 years and over resident population in Northern NSW was:


Tweed Shire – 83.3%


Byron Bay – 78.7%


Ballina 92.6%


Kyogle – 84.9%


Richmond Valley – 86.4%


Lismore City – 86.2%


Clarence Valley – 89.2%