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NSW Coronavirus Update – Wednesday 20th October 2021 | 7NEWS

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COVID-19 Update: 7 deaths and 283 new cases of COVID-19 were detected overnight.

Of the 7 people who died, one person was in their 40s, one person was in their 50s, two people were in their 70s, and three people were in their 90s.

Two people were from the Wollongong area, two people were from Sydney’s inner city, one person was from south western Sydney, one person was from the Maitland area and one person was from the Albury area.

Four people were not vaccinated, one person had received one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and two people had received two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine.

Two men in their 90s died at the Tarrawana aged care facility, north of Wollongong, where they acquired their infections. They both had received two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine.

A man in his 90s died at Mercy Place aged care facility in Albury where he acquired his infection. He was not vaccinated. This is the first death linked to an outbreak at this facility.

A man in his 50s from Sydney’s inner city died at home. He tested positive to COVID-19 following his death. He had received one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

A man in his 40s from the Maitland area died at Maitland Hospital. He was not vaccinated.

92.3% of people aged 16+ have had one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. 81.6% of people aged 16+ have had two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine.

Of the 283 locally acquired cases reported to 8pm last night, 62 are from Hunter New England Local Health District (LHD), 60 are from South Western Sydney LHD, 43 are from Western Sydney LHD, 24 are from Sydney LHD, 17 are from Illawarra Shoalhaven LHD, 17 are from Murrumbidgee LHD, 13 are from Central Coast LHD, 13 are from Nepean Blue Mountains LHD, 12 are from South Eastern Sydney LHD, six are from Northern Sydney LHD, five are from Western NSW LHD, four are from Mid North Coast LHD, three are from Southern NSW LHD, two are from Northern NSW LHD, one is from Far West LHD and one is yet to be assigned to an LHD.

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