NSW COVID: More Than 100 People Now in ICU [Headlines] – Hope 103.2

NSW COVID: More Than 100 People Now in ICU [Headlines]

New South Wales has reported a record number single day of COVID cases, while the number of those in ICU with the virus has gone over 100.

By Hope NewsroomTuesday 4 Jan 2022NewsReading Time: 1 minute

New South Wales has reported a record number single day of COVID cases, while the number of those in ICU with the virus has gone over 100.

23,131 new infections of COVID have been reported while two people with the virus have died.

There are already long queues at COVID testing clinics around Sydney, as people struggle to get a swab.

One major pathology company has temporarily shut more than twenty drive-through and walk-in clinics, conceding it needs to clear a backlog.

Almost 4 million more Australians are now eligible to receive a COVID vaccine booster shot.

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From today, the time between second and third injections has been shortened to four months.

Ex-tropical cyclone Seth is causing hazardous surf conditions.

The system is sitting 300-kilometres off the coast of Queensland, and heading west.

Another two people have drowned in New South Wales, as lifeguards plead with people to heed the water safety warnings.

A man has died in a lake in Sydney’s South-West, and a woman has drowned in Coffs Harbour.

Plastic surgeons are raising the alarm about unqualified bloggers coaching people on how to perform cosmetic surgery on themselves.

New figures show that most of those hospitalised with COVID-19 in New South Wales have the Delta strain.

This is despite Omicron being the dominant variant.

Apple has become the first company with a $3 trillion stock market value.

That’s equivalent to more than 4-trillion Australian dollars.

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