NSW has recorded 825 new cases of locally acquired COVID-19. An additional seven cases were recorded in hotel quarantine.
The daily tally is 100 more than Victoria's record 725 cases recorded on August 5, 2020. It is the highest number of cases recorded in one day anywhere in Australia since the pandemic began.
Of the new cases 96 were infectious while in the community, 92 were in isolation throughout their infectious period and the isolation status of 637 is unknown.
Three people died overnight.
NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian appealed for people to consider the greater good and said only a handful of people were doing the wrong thing but it was having catastrophic consequences.
516 people are currently in hospital with COVID-19, 85 in ICU..
There were 124,610 tests received in the 24 hours to 8pm yesterday, and 120,000 vaccinations delivered.
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The woman was infectious while in the community and visited locations in Hillston and Lake Cargelligo.
In a statement, the MLHD said the positive case made brief visits to these stores, but anyone who attended these venues at these times should get tested immediately and isolate until further advice from NSW Health.
Yesterday 642 cases were recorded in NSW and four deaths. Three of the four people who died with COVID-19 had one dose of the vaccine.
She extended the Greater Sydney lockdown until the end of September, mandated the use of masks outdoors at all time across NSW apart from when exercising and introduced a curfew in local government areas of concern.
Vaccines will be mandated for childcare and disability care workers.
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