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415 locally acquired cases of COVID-19 were announced in NSW to 8.00pm last night (Saturday, 14 August). The Northern Beaches has 28 active cases, with one new case recorded since our last report.

  • 2099 (Cromer/Dee Why/Narraweena/North Curl Curl) 1 new case

One case has been removed from the active case list by NSW Health.

  • 2100 (Allambie Heights/Beacon Hill/Brookvale/North Manly/Oxford Falls) 1 case no longer active

 126,790 people were tested in NSW yesterday and sadly, four people in NSW died from COVID-19 in the 24 hours to 8.00pm last night, none of whom were in the Northern Beaches.

Northern Beaches cases, by day, last 30 days:

Source: Data NSW. Includes cases reported by date per postcode including revised historical cases.

16-Jul

17-Jul

18-Jul

19-Jul

20-Jul

21-Jul

22-Jul

23-Jul

24-Jul

25-Jul

26-Jul

27-Jul

28-Jul

29-Jul

30-Jul

31-Jul

01-Aug

02-Aug

03-Aug

04-Aug

05-Aug

06-Aug

07-Aug

08-Aug

09-Aug

10-Aug

11-Aug

12-Aug

13-Aug

14-Aug

Analysis of Northern Beaches COVID data by postcode:

Source: NSW Government. Active cases and recent test data as classified by NSW Health.

2108

Active Cases

%

Pop. recently tested

2107

Active Cases

%

Pop. recently tested

2106

Active Cases

%

Pop. recently tested

2105

Active Cases

%

Pop. recently tested

2104

Active Cases

%

Pop. recently tested

2103

Active Cases

%

Pop. recently tested

2102

Active Cases

%

Pop. recently tested

2101

Active Cases

%

Pop. recently tested

2100

Active Cases

%

Pop. recently tested

2099

Active Cases

%

Pop. recently tested

2097

Active Cases

%

Pop. recently tested

2096

Active Cases

%

Pop. recently tested

2095

Active Cases

%

Pop. recently tested

2094

Active Cases

%

Pop. recently tested

2093

Active Cases

%

Pop. recently tested

2092

Active Cases

%

Pop. recently tested

2087

Active Cases

%

Pop. recently tested

2086

Active Cases

%

Pop. recently tested

2085

Active Cases

%

Pop. recently tested

2084

Active Cases

%

Pop. recently tested

Active cases are defined as people who have tested positive for COVID-19, are in isolation and are being clinically monitored by NSW Health. A person will no longer be an active case when they are clinically released from isolation. This figure only shows active cases that acquired their infection locally, it does not include cases that are acquired overseas, interstate or that are under initial investigation.

The testing rate is calculated by the number of ‘recent tests’ as defined by NSW Health (conducted in the last 14 days) compared with the ABS population data for the postcode. A testing rate of 100 percent does not necessarily mean every individual has been tested, but test numbers exceed the number of people resident within the postcode in the last 14 days. It is possible to exceed 100 percent if people are tested multiple times within the 14 day ‘recent tests’ window.

Despite some suburbs not having active cases in residence, caution is urged to also pay close attention to venue notifications to assess the risk of transmission.

Information used to compile this article has been sourced from official government data sets at DATA NSW and NSW Health.

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