COVID-19 cases in NSW drop as infected man aged in his 70s dies

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New South Wales has recorded fewer than 100 cases of COVID-19 but the premier warns “one day is not a trend”.

There were 89 new cases of COVID-19 reported by NSW Health on Tuesday.

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Of those, 55 were isolating throughout their infectious period.

Nine were isolating for part of their infectious period while 21 were infectious in the community.

NSW Chief Health Officer Dr Kerry Chant. Credit: AAP

The remaining four are being interviewed by NSW Health.

NSW Health has also reported the death of a man in his 70s.

He was a confirmed case of COVID-19 and resided in the eastern suburbs.

Chief Health Officer Kerry Chant said she extended her sympathies to the man’s family.

A digital sign warning people to stay at home in North Sydney.
A digital sign warning people to stay at home in North Sydney. Credit: James D. Morgan/Getty Images

She did not share whether the man was vaccinated.

There are currently 65 COVID cases being treated in hospital, including 21 in ICU.

Four require ventilators.

Premier Gladys Berejiklian said it was promising that cases had dropped after 112 new cases on Monday but stressed it was too soon to celebrate.

Police officers walk past the Sydney Opera House as they patrol Circular Quay in Sydney.
Police officers walk past the Sydney Opera House as they patrol Circular Quay in Sydney. Credit: MICK TSIKAS/AAPIMAGE

“In the next few days we want to see those numbers go in the same direction,” she said.

“One day is not a trend. The numbers will keep bouncing around.

“But I do want everyone to know that our efforts will make a difference.”

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