There were 157,758 COVID-19 tests reported till 8pm last night by NSW Health , as Coronavirus case numbers explode.
NSW recorded 11-thousand 201 new infections in the 24 hours to 8pm Tuesday.
There are 625 COVID-19 patients in NSW hospitals, with 61 in intensive care, 23 of whom require ventilation.
As at 8 pm on December 28, there were 15 patients in hospital in the District as a result of COVID-19.
NSW Health reports the death of another three COVID-19 patients.
The Illawarra Shoalhaven today has 255 new infections, which is an increase of 44 on yesterday's figures.
- 185 cases are from the Wollongong local government area.
- 32 new cases are from Shellharbour.
- 29 new infections reported in the Shoalhaven.
- 9 cases are from the Kiama local government area.
There have been 4,211 total community acquired COVID-19 cases in the Illawarra Shoalhaven Health District reported since 16 June 2021.