Two cases of COVID in the Murrumbidgee were included in today's figure - including one reported yesterday in Albury.
The other case is believed to be a man in his 50s who was travelling through the region.
positive, and is currently isolating and being cared for in Special Health Accommodation.
Deputy Chief Health Officer Marianne Gale said 1244 people were currently hospitalised with COVID-19, 233 in ICU and 112 on ventilators.
Of the hospitalised cases, 179 are not vaccinated, 48 have had one dose of vaccine and six people are fully vaccinated.
NSW has recorded 1063 new cases of COVID and six deaths - four men and two women.
Of those who died, four people were not vaccinated. One person - a woman in her 90s - had received one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, and one person - a woman in her 50s with significant underlying health conditions - had received two doses.
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In the 24 hours to 8pm yesterday, 139,182 tests were received and 35,121 vaccines administered.
Victoria reported a record 766 cases and four deaths in the 24 hours to midnight yesterday.
It comes as Albury enjoys its first morning out of lockdown, having been released from stay-at-home orders early despite the new case.
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