A MAN has died and four people are receiving treatment in intensive care as COVID-19 cases surge in the Mid North Coast Local Health District (MNCLHD).
NSW Health has confirmed the death of a man in his 90s at the Coffs Harbour Health Campus.
He was a resident of the Coffs Harbour Grange Aged Care Facility. He had received two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine.
There were 392 new cases of COVID-19 reported in the Mid North Coast Local Health District to 8pm yesterday (January 4).
Two hundred and six cases are from the Port Macquarie-Hastings Local Government Area (LGA), 137 cases are from Coffs Harbour LGA, 18 cases are from Nambucca Valley LGA, 18 cases are from Bellingen LGA and 13 cases are from Kempsey LGA.
There are 24 COVID-19 cases in Mid North Coast hospitals, with four people in intensive care.
There have been 3,193 cases reported in the district since June 2021.
There were 1,466 tests conducted at our Mid North Coast Health clinics on January 4.
NSW Health figures released on Wednesday morning showed the state had 35,054 new cases in the 24 hours to 8pm on January 4 - a massive jump from 23,131 the previous day.
If you have tested positive to COVID-19 here's a guide for managing it safely at home, if you are in a low risk category.
For COVID-19 updates, including testing and vaccination clinic details and information about self-isolation, visit www.nsw.gov.au
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