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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 total number of tests

Source: NSW Health

Locations connected with COVID-19 cases

NSW Health recommends you monitor for symptoms or get tested if you have visited the locations listed on our Latest COVID-19 news and updates page.

NSW COVID-19 datasets

The NSW Government has made available datasets for COVID-19 cases and tests in NSW.

The following NSW datasets are updated daily, Monday to Friday.

For more information on NSW Government data, visit Data.NSW – an open portal to over 10,000 datasets.

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

 

Map of NSW COVID-19 cases and testing by postcode

The map shows the home address postcodes for

  • confirmed COVID-19 cases (by notification date) and
  • the number of tests carried out.

The postcodes highlighted on the map do not necessarily indicate where the virus was contracted

Use the 'search by postcode and suburb' field on the map to explore home address postcodes for

  • confirmed COVID-19 cases: recent (past 14 days) or total number of cases
  • COVID-19 tests: recent (past 14 days) or total number of tests.

 

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 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).

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.

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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