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The latest case numbers and statistics on coronavirus disease in NSW.

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NSW COVID-19 statistics

Confirmed cases and number of people tested

Source: NSW Health

COVID-19 latest outbreaks and hotspot locations

The heat map provides an overview of COVID-19 cases in NSW. Adjust the map settings to explore the data by postcode and date, recent or total number of confirmed cases, and recent or total number of tests.

Latest outbreaks

For an up-to-date list of locations, places and venues associated with confirmed COVID cases, see the latest news and updates.

Heat map: COVID-19 in NSW by postcode

 

The heatmap presents data on cases (by notification date) and the number of tests carried out for the last 14 days.
For cases, the postcode is based on the location of usual residence, not necessarily where the virus was contracted.
The postcode of people tested is based on the address they reported at the time of the test.
Cases and tests carried out without a valid address are not shown.
Information on the total number of cases and tests carried out is displayed by selecting the ‘Total’ radio button.
Information on the total number of cases and tests carried out is displayed by selecting the ‘Total’ radio button.
Information on active cases** or tests carried out recently (i.e. in the last 14 days) is displayed by selecting the ‘Recent’ radio button.
** Active cases are locally acquired COVID-19 cases with onset in the last four weeks. This is based on the date the person first developed symptoms.
***The heatmap excludes 189 cases in crew members who tested positive while on board a ship docked in NSW at the time of diagnosis.
When no date of symptom onset is available (it is either under investigation by public health staff or the person tested positive without showing symptoms), the date of the positive test is used. Infections are not always acquired in the place of residence as people often travel outside their area for many reasons (e.g. work, school and shopping).

Please note:
From 5 June, this heatmap will report on the number of tests notified instead of the number of people tested.
From 24 June, this heatmap reporting of active cases has changed to locally acquired COVID-19 cases with onset in the last 4 weeks.
NSW Health has suspended its survey of the recovery status of patients with COVID-19 to focus on the recent increase in community transmission. Therefore, recovery statistics are no longer presented. For further information, visit NSW COVID-19 case statistics.

Data Source: Confirmed COVID-19 cases and number of people tested - NSW Ministry of Health, Population Data - Australian Bureau of Statistics

To provide feedback or make an inquiry or complaint about the Heatmap, please contact datansw@customerservice.nsw.gov.au.

Cases by notification date, age group and gender

Cumulative number of cases of COVID-19 by notification date

 

Cases by Age Group and Gender

 

Number of new cases of COVID-19 by notification date

 

Lives lost by Age Group and Gender

 

Note: The definition of a confirmed case is a person who tests positive to a validated specific SARS-CoV-2 nucleic acid test or has the virus identified by electron microscopy or viral culture, at a reference laboratory. Data reported at 8pm daily. Case counts reported for a particular notification date may vary over time due to ongoing investigations and case review.

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