NSW has recorded 13,179 new COVID-19 cases and 9 deaths in the 24 hours to 4pm. There are 1,038 COVID-19 patients in hospital, with 39 in ICU. Hospitalisation numbers are down on yesterday, when 1070 patients were being cared for with 43 in ICU. Of the new cases, 9,546 came from positive rapid antigen tests while 3,633 came from PCR testing. The state's population aged 16 years and over is 94.4 per cent double vaccinated, while 95.8 per cent have had their first COVID-19 vaccine shot. 56.1 per cent have had their third dose of vaccine. READ MORE: Those aged between 12 and 15 years are 79 per cent double vaccinated, while 83.6 per cent have had their first dose. Of those aged 5 to 11 years old, 48 per cent have had their first vaccine dose. NSW Health will release further details of today's cases at 11am.